Thomas Minkler passed away on July 23, 2008. Tom was a native of San Jose, CA and became a permanent resident in Placer County in 1983. Tom was a contractor by trade in Santa Clara and Placer Counties for 40 years. He was involved in many organizations throughout his life. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and was a lifetime member of American Motorcycle Association and the San Jose Dons. An active member of the Boozefighter's Motorcycle Club(Northern California , Chapter 6), Native Sons of the Golden West, the Moose Lodge and Elks Club, the Single Action Shooting Society.
Tom touched many lives and will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife Phyllis, son Chris Minkler (Kristy) of San Jose, daughter Cindy Ralston (Tom) of Rocklin, 4 grandchildren Ashley and Hilary Minkler, Rowan and Allen Ralston. Preceded in death by his son Howard Minkler. Services were held Friday, August 1, 2008 at 1:30pm at Lissila Funeral Home, 551 Grass Valley Hwy, Auburn. Celebration to follow at the Auburn Moose Lodge, 250 Sacramento St.
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