Thomas Henry Cahape, 89, of Afton passed away at home October 14, 2013, following a long illness.
Tom was born in Lacrosse, Wisconsin November 10, 1923. There, he had a happy and rollicking childhood.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Lavina Cahape; and by daughters, Patricia (Robin) Hammer, Margaret (Robert) Grimes, Bonnie (Larry) Campbell and Beth Cahape. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Kathryn Ray Hawkins; brothers-in-law, William Hawkins, Orie Dykman and Eugene Dykman; and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Dykman.
A celebration of Tom’s life was held November 1 at the United Methodist Church of Onaway. Online condolences may be made through www.beckfuneralhome.org. In Tom’s memory, contributions may be made to the Onaway United Methodist Church or the Hospice of the Straits.