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Thomas J. Dersnah

BRUCE CROSSING, Mich. — Thomas J. Dersnah, 73, of Bruce Crossing, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2024, at his home.

He was born on June 1, 1950, in Wakefield, a son of Stanley L. and Marjorie E. (Elsner) Dersnah.  

Tom married the love of his life, Roxane Berger, in Wausau, Wisconsin.

In his free time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Tom especially loved spending time with his family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Tom was an over-the-road truck driver for his entire working career. He retired in 2013.

Tom is survived by his wife, Roxane; a son, Josh; four grandsons, Jackson, Joey, Roman and Oliver; his mother-in-law, Mabel Berger; and many other relatives.

He was predeceased by his parents; and a sister, Linda.

The family is honoring his life in a private service.

Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel, Inc., in Wakefield, is assisting the family with arrangements. To send online condolences or to share a memory, please go to