TRAVERSE CITY — Thomas D. Laskey, M.D., 48, of Traverse City, passed away Jan. 1, 2013.
Tom was born on Aug. 7, 1964, in Detroit, the son of James and Carol Laskey.
Tom attended the University of Hawaii and proudly graduated from Thomas Jefferson Medical College with his doctorate degree. He owned and operated the Cedar Run Family Medicine practice in Mancelona since 2007. He enjoyed playing hockey and being with family. His pride and joy were his kids.
On December 31, 2006, in Traverse City, he married the love of his life, Monaca Burley. He is also survived by his children, Jessica, Ariel, Taylor, Emilee, Carlee, and Shaylia; two grandchildren, Urijah and Finnley; father, James Laskey of Livonia; three siblings, Michael (Reba) Laskey of Harbor Springs, James Laskey of Atlanta, Ga., and Susan Laskey of Atlanta, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Carol Laskey; and father-in-law, Emmett Burley.
A Celebration of Tom's Life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, at the Antrim Church of Christ, with Pastor Mark McCool officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family through the funeral home, P.O. Box 307, Mancelona, MI 49659. Please sign his guestbook at www.mortensenfuneralhomes.com.
The Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes is handling the arrangements.