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Thomas M. Cieslak, 60

Thomas M. Cieslak, age 60, of Finlayson, formerly of Hastings, passed away on March 10, 2010.

Thomas was born Dec. 20, 1949, in Duluth, Minn., to Dominic and Evelyn Cieslak. He married Roxanne Pfeffer in 1973 in St. Paul at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He worked for 38 years at JLG. He was a Vietnam vet and an avid hunter.

He was preceded in death by his father; sister, Julie.

He is survived by his wife, Roxanne; children, Tina (Eric) Floysand, Bryan Cieslak, Melissa Cieslak; grandchildren, Katelyn, Brady and Tyler Floysand, Austin, Andrew and Alex Cieslak; mother, Evelyn Cieslak; sisters, Connie Wolke, Kelli Meckley; brother, Joe Cieslak; nieces, nephews and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 16, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St, Hastings, with a visitation held one hour prior to the service. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.

Wise Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Please visit to sign the online guestbook and view the memorial video.