Charles Catron, Sioux FallsCharles “Tom” Thomas Catron, 66, Sioux Falls, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Veteran’s Memorial Hospital, Sioux Falls, of brain cancer.
Charles “Tom” Thomas Catron, 66, Sioux Falls, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Veteran’s Memorial Hospital, Sioux Falls, of brain cancer.
He was born on Oct. 9, 1946.
A private memorial service will be held in Emery. Burial will be in Black Hills National Cemetery, Sturgis.
Charles Thomas Catron was born to Earl and Mildred (Leischner) Catron.
His military time was served in the Navy. He studied electrical construction at Mitchell Technical Institute and became a licensed journeyman electrician. He worked for Baumgartner Electric in Sioux Falls and later worked for Rochester Armored Car Co. Inc., also in Sioux Falls.
An avid passion for the outdoors describes Tom best. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping, gold prospecting, geocaching, gardening and feeding his birds.
Tom is survived by his brother and three sisters: Bev Nelsen, Benson, N.C.; Jack (Theresa) Catron, Emery; Barb Osterloo, Aberdeen; and Janice Catron, Mitchell; five children: Sean Catron, Farmington, Minn.; Shannon (Scott) Kortan, Gregory; Thomas (Caroline) Catron, Lebanon, Pa.; Chuck Brookens, Rapid City; and Crystal Brookens, Rapid City; eight grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
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