Tom “Tommy” Schulze, 49, of Elk River

Tom “Tommy” Schulze, 49, of Elk River, died peacefully of lung cancer surrounded by family Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011.
According to his family, “Tom was a master prankster who also enjoyed fishing, hunting and had a love for hot rods.”
His funeral service was Tuesday, Aug. 9 at the Church of St. Andrew in Elk River. Dare’s Funeral Home made the arrangements. Interment was at Orono Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen; children, Brandon (Sarah), Ryan and Samantha; mother, Marcy; brother, Scott; in-laws, Terry and Judy Brenteson, Peggy and Tim Ferguson; Joe and Denise Brenteson, Matthew and Melissa Brenteson and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Waddy; sister, Debbie; and his grandparents