Cloud - Thomas E. Genereux, 45, died on
Thursday, March 13, 2003 at St. Cloud
services were held on Saturday, March 15 at
Dingmann Family Chapel in Sauk Rapids with the
Revs. Dan Larson and Damian Garcia officiating.
Honorary casketbearers were Josh Leithe, Ben
Stanphil and Josiah Felderman. Interment will be
held in St. Bernard's Catholic Cemetery at a later
Genereux was born on September 16, 1957, the son of
Samuel and Deloris (Flage) Genereux in St. Paul. He
attended elementary school in Brooks and St.
Bernard's School in Thief River Falls. He was
confirmed at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in
Brooks. He attended Lincoln High School and at age
17, he served in the United States Navy.
8, 1992, he married Candi Duffield in St. Cloud.
Tom was the owner and operator of Rising Phoenix
Tattoo Studio in St. Cloud for 13 years. He was
involved in tattooing for the past 20 years. Tom
was an international award winning tattoo artist,
collecting many first place awards at the Dunstable
Tattoo Expo in England, the Gemini Tattoo Expo in
Wisconsin and the Four Corners Rally in Colorado,
among numerous others.
include his wife, Candi of St. Cloud; sons, Brent
and Ryan Genereux of St. Cloud, and Josh Lingofelt
of Cold Springs; his parents, Samuel and Deloris
Genereux of Thief River Falls; brothers, Lee
Genereux of Thief River Falls, Danny Fay of the
Twin Cities, and Steven Fay of the Twin Cities;
sisters, Patricia Mott of Thief River Falls and
Linda Katers of the Twin Cities; and six nieces and
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