Thomas George "Tom" Gerlach


Thomas G. Gerlach

Age 75.  Passed away on July 21, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after a long illness.  Preceded in death by his parents, Laura and George.  Survived by his wife, Dianne; children, Luke (Katie) Gerlach, Amy (Justin) Dailey; grandchildren, Grant and Gabe Gerlach, Isaac and Ava Dailey; and lifelong friends, Ken and Jean Ehling. 

Lifetime resident of St. Paul.  Graduate of Saint Agnes School, 1965. Graduate of the University of Minnesota, 1970.  Employed 28 years by 3M where he was Corporate Advertising Manager, followed by 20 years at Montage Marketing Services as Vice President of Business Development.  Served in the Minnesota National Guard.  Member of the Church of the Assumption, St. Paul. An avid fisherman and community volunteer.  Loved to cook, grill, garden, make friends and tell stories (especially to his grandchildren).  Conversations blossomed wherever he went. 

Funeral Service Friday, August 5, 2022 at 10am, Church of the Assumption (51 West 7th Street, St. Paul, MN).  Social gathering at a nearby venue immediately after Tom’s Service for some of Tom’s favorites and to share stories. Private Internment on a later date at Roselawn Cemetery. 

No flowers please.