Age 70, late of Hegewisch, passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Beloved husband of Irene Runge (nee Vaillancourt). Loving father of Andre Desautels and Nicole Conry. Proud grandfather of Brandy Desautels and Aurora Conry. Caring great grandfather of Saphfire and Lillith. Dear brother of Barbara (Randy) Pischke and Nancy Kudlo. Kind uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: Elmer and Stephanie Runge. Thomas was a member of Club Temulac.