Holt, Michigan.

Age 77, passed away on June 4, 2016.  Born January 16, 1939, in Jackson Michigan, he attended school in Lansing and graduated from Lansing Eastern High School in 1957. Tom retired from the Michigan Education Association in 1995.

He enjoyed snowmobiling and fly-fishing on the Au Sable and Manistee rivers.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Pena Atanasoff and his brother John Atanasoff.  He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Sharon; his daughters, Marcia (Bruce) Holliday and Dawn (Doug) Oberstar; and 4 grandchildren, Bradley and Matthew Holliday and Sarah and Trevor Oberstar.

The family wishes to thank Tom’s friend and fishing buddy Dick Williams, the staff at New Haven Foster Care and Hometown Hospice for the wonderful care and support he received.

Visitation will be on 4:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday June 7, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.  A private service will be held in northern Michigan.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to New Haven Foster Care and Hometown Hospice.

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4 Messages to “Thomas N. Atanasoff”

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    Sawn Tyler Says:

    Thinking of you at this sad time and wishing you strength and comfort in the days ahead. Call and come see me when you feel like it. I live in Haslett now. Elsie has my number. I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you.

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    Tammy Scott Says:

    Marcia and family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your dads passing. He was a nice person and very kind. You
    and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Brenda & Dan Enghoffer Says:

    So sorry for your loss Marcia and family. I know exactly what you are feeling as I just lost my father a month ago. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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    Ed Atanasoff Says:

    I could not have asked for a better Uncle. I always admired his sense of humor. He will be missed.

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