BREEZY POINT — Timothy (Tim) Opay, 58, resident of Breezy Point, died Friday at his home.
Tim was born on May 22, 1953, in Minneapolis to Jerome and Nellie (Swanson) Opay. He was a loving father and husband, and a great grandfather to his four grandchildren. He will be missed by the many people who were lucky enough to be a part of his life.
Tim is survived by his wife, Kathryn (Cummins) Opay; son, Terry (Sara) Opay; grandchildren Brendan, Devon, Ryan and Madison; his father, Jerome Opay; sisters Evie (Mark) Kohnen, Mary (Dave) Kolles, Jennifer (Travis) Jacobson, Verona (Bob) Dugas, Caroline Varner, Theresa (Dwayne) Bistodeau and Lori (Bob) Steinhaus; brothers Michael (Bev) Opay, Jerry (Mary Beth) Opay, Frank (Joan) Opay, Matt Opay and Mark Opay; many nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sonya; and his mother, Nellie.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, at Living Word North Church with Pastor Russell Kalenberg officiating. Burial will be in Grasston Baptist Cemetery in Grasston, Minn., at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. A visitation will be held at the church one hour prior to services on Tuesday.
Arrangements by Nelson-Doran Funeral Home and Crematory in Brainerd.