Thomas Gerald Ricci, 76, of Trego, WI, was called to heaven to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at his home Tuesday morning, June 28, 2022. He was born January 24, 1946, in Cumberland, WI, to Nick and Patricia (Manello) Ricci.
In 1966, Tom enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served aboard the USS Ticonderoga during the Vietnam War. After military service, he went to work for Northern States Power Company. In 1976, he got his dream job as the Trego hydro dam operator and stayed in that position until his retirement. He served on the Washburn County Board, where he helped to curb government spending.