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Thomas J. Downs, 53, Hastings

Thomas J. Downs, 53, an avid hunter and fisherman of Hastings, passed away suddenly June 11, 2009. He was born on May 29, 1956, in Minneapolis to Clifford and Catherine Downs.

He was preceded in death by his father, Clifford. He is survived by his children, Emily, Katelyn, and Taylor Downs and Micah Conroy; grandchildren Kayla, Kai, and Julian; mother, Maxine Downs; sister, Nancy (Jerry) Miller; brothers, Edward (Kathy) Downs, Bob (Sue) Downs, Steve (Sherry) Downs; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be 3 p.m. Sunday at Wise Family Funeral Home, 400 Spring St., Hastings. Visitation will be two hours prior to service. Go to to sign the guestbook and view the memorial video.