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Thomas J. Downs, 53, of Hastings

Thomas J. Downs, 53, an avid hunter and fisherman of Hastings, passed away suddenly June 11, 2009. He was born May 29, 1956, in Minneapolis to Edward and Maxine Downs. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward. 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 and Steve (Sherry) Downs; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service was Sunday at the Wise Family Funeral Home, Hastings. Go to to sign the guestbook and view the memorial video.