Thomas “Dogger” Serich age 62 of Calumet, MN passed away Friday, November 20, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth surrounded by family.
Tom was born June 21, 1958 in Grand Rapids, MN to Joseph “Jud” and Maryann (Grozdanich) Serich. He was a lifelong resident of Calumet and graduated from Greenway High School in 1976. On September 30, 2000 Tom was joined in marriage to his wife Kristi Kammeier at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marble. Tom worked for the City of Calumet and was on the Calumet and Greenway Fire Department He was a kind fun loving man with many friends, Tom had many sayings such as “Take Five,” “Ohookaayyyyyy,” “ don’t start till I get there!” “Kiddo,” “Sugar Plum,” “ Sweet Cheeks,” and “don’t you have somewhere to go?” He loved his CAT, machining in his basement, riding his Harley, cutting wood and front porch sitting on his bench. It was hard to let him go but he will forever be in our hearts.
He is survived by his wife, Kristi Serich, daughter Tia (Neal Payne) Serich, sons, Tom Sobtzak and Chris (Cassie) Kammeier, grandchildren, Trinity, Gaborik, MaKenna, Taeli Jo, Jace, Kendall, Ben, Stormy, sisters, Teresa (Rodger Brown) Sutherland, and Helen (Dan) Serich, brother, Steve (April) Serich, several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, brother, James “Jud” Serich and nephew, Luke Serich.
Fr. Joseph Sobolik will celebrate Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Coleraine. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the beginning of Mass at 11:00 am. Interment will be held at Lakeview Cemetery in Coleraine. If you are unable to attend and wish to send a card please address it to P.O Box 41 Calumet, MN 55716. Arrangements are with Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine.
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