Thomas C. Axtell, 57, died Sept. 12, 2014.
Though his life was often a struggle for him and those around him, he had a sense of dark humor until his last day. He expressed his concern for the well-being of others and had a good heart for those in need. Most of all he saw and made beauty in flowers and perennials and was a gifted landscaper.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clyde and Lilie.
Tom is survived by his sister, JoAnne, nieces Julia (Jon) Morris and Emma Peters-Axtell; and by his daughter, LaTona; and former wife, Gloria.
Thanks to St. Mary’s Pallative Care team and Affordable Cremation & Burial for their kindness.
SERVICE: 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in St. Andrew’s-By-The-Lake Episcopal Church, Duluth. Memorials may be sent to Haven of Rest Ministries, PO Box 547, Akron, OH 44309