Thomas P. Huppert age 64 of River Falls passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 28, 2011 at his home. He was born the son of Paul and Lorraine (Cobian) Huppert on May 30, 1947 in Prescott. On December 7, 1968, Tom married Yvonne Goulette at St. Bridget’s Catholic Church in River Falls. For 28 years, he worked for Andersen Windows. However, Tom was a born farmer so in retirement, during the summer, Tom worked for farmers and loved every minute. Also, in the winter he worked at Afton Alps as a ski lift operator, where he enjoyed helping all the children. Tom and Yvonne enjoyed traveling together, especially to Black Hills in South Dakota. He was known as a loving and supportive father. Tom will be missed by his wife, Yvonne; children, Rhonda (Tim Brown) Huppert, Randy (Angela) Huppert; grandchildren, Brad Wright, Brad Walker, Brandon Walker, Rocco Huppert, Lynn Neuaur, Kirstin Joseph; great-grandchildren, Skye, Andrew, Lauraina, Aubrie; siblings, Carol (Wayne) Langer, Paul (Barb) Huppert, Debbie Karish; mother-in-law, Avon Kohl; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Terry (Sandy) Goulette, Renee Watters, Tom (Darla) Goulette; many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Lorraine Huppert; son, Troy Huppert; siblings, Richard (Jeanie) Huppert, Diane (Vic) Kuss; and father-in-law, Marvin “Buster” Kohl. A memorial service was held Friday, January 6, 2012 at 11:00 am at Bakken-Young Funeral Home in River Falls. Memorial visitation was also Friday from 10-11 am at the funeral home. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.