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Thomas L. Micklich

July 11, 1939 — September 3, 2021

On the morning of September 3, 2021, Thomas L. Micklich passed away at the age of 82 from natural causes. Tom was born to William Micklich and Rose Lakner on July 11, 1939 in Pueblo Colorado. He graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School in 1957, and then went in to graduate from Pueblo College with his Associates of Applied Science of Electronics degree in 1960. He then moved to Rock Springs Wyoming and started working for for AT&T that same year. In May of 1962 he married Evelyn Loisate and then served with the U.S. Army in Taiwan from 1963 to 1964. Tom and Evelyn raised two boys, Thomas J. and Alan M. Micklich. After 38 years he retired from AT&T as well as lost his wife Evelyn in 2000. He again remarried in 2002 to Ruth Gilpin of Rock Springs. Tom loved the outdoors including hunting, fishing, searching for arrowheads, or just simply being outside. He had many interest from fly fishing and tying, to wine making and leather work, as well as taking care of his many plants. Thomas was a very compassionate, loyal, and loving man, an amazing husband, father, and grand father, with many friends that would just love to sit and talk and listen to the many stories Tom had to tell. Thomas was preceded in death by his first wife Evelyn, his second wife Ruth, sister Wilma and Brother William. Stepdaughter Jody and Stepson Chuck. Thomas is survived by his sisters Mary Beth and Bernadette, and his brother Richard. He is also survived by his sons, grandsons, granddaughters, and their children, cousins, nieces and nephews. A Rosary service will be on Thursday September 9, 2021 at 5:00pm at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Ave., Rock Springs. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 1:00pm also at the church. Graveside services with Military Honors will follow at the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery. In love of Christian neighbor, face coverings are strongly encouraged. Condolences for family can be left at www.foxfh.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Thomas L. Micklich please visit our Sympathy Store.
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