Thomas Denissen

Thomas William Denissen, age 47, loving husband, wonderful father, beloved son, brother, and uncle was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Christmas Day, 2021. He received his healing upon entering Heaven after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by the love and support of his family and prayers from around the world. “I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, and I have remained faithful.” 2 Timothy 4:7. Tom, devoted Christian, a truly generous man with clean hands and a pure heart was welcomed into heaven hearing these words, “Well Done My Good and Faithful Servant.” With a humble heart, his true love was serving others which included being the coolest homeschool Dad ever!

He is survived by his wife, Nancy Dufresne-Denissen and daughter, Ella. Parents: Revs. Daniel and Claudia Denissen. Siblings: Pamela (Pete) Olson, Susan (Kevin) Humphrey, Daniel Denissen, Jr, and Amy (Gary) Asmus and many nieces, nephews and a great-niece.

A celebration of Tom’s life will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 1:00 p.m., with visitation two hours prior at River Valley Christian Church, 5900 Lake Elmo Ave N, Lake Elmo, MN ( The Celebration of Life Service will be livestreamed via the church YouTube channel, (

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred for medical expenses and an education fund.

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