Bradley “Muttly” Thomas, age 60, of Clear Lake, SD passed away Friday, January 14, 2022, at the Brookings Hospital in Brookings, SD. Memorial service will be 2 pm Friday, January 21, 2022, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Clear Lake, SD with visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery at a later date.
Brad was born on July 25, 1961, to James “JT” and Ann (Angerhofer) Thomas in Milbank, SD. He was raised in Milbank where he started his education. In 1971, the family moved to Clear Lake, SD where he graduated High School. Following high school, Brad owned and operated Muttly’s Bar in Clear Lake and built grain bins after selling the bar. Brad then began working at Tech Ord in Clear Lake in 1988 where he was currently employed. He was united in marriage to Kim Farber on August 17, 1991. Following their marriage, they resided in Clear Lake where they raised their family. Brad was very proud of his nine grandchildren and enjoyed the time he spent with them. He also enjoyed fishing, playing a round of golf, playing his Buffalos, and having bonfires. Riding his Harley was his favorite past-time, especially when riding with family and friends. Brad is also a proud member of the B.R.O. motorcycle club.
He is lovingly remembered by his wife Kim Thomas, Clear Lake, SD; three daughters: Heather (Shannon) Ulmer, Sioux Falls, SD, Jessica Kaska, Watertown, SD and Kellie (Brian) Vohlken, Estelline, SD; grandchildren: Savanah, Tysen, Sydney, Sylvia, Skylar, Harrison, Elliot, Carter and Maverick; siblings: Richard Hagen, Spearfish, SD, Lorna (Walt) Hagen Leal, Aurora, CO, Patrick Haug, Boca Raton, FL, Rosemary (Dean) Lukkes, Bradley, SD, Kimberly (Scott) Bickler, Sioux Falls, SD; in-laws: Lynn (Robert) Tapp, Roseville, MN, Scott Farber, Minneapolis, MN and Jeff (Maureen) Farber, Wyoming, MN and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Brad was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Hagen, grandchild, Jordan Kaska, niece, Brandy Lukkes, great nephew Bradley Hale; father-in-law William Farber, and mother-in-law, Eleanor (Burrel “Shorty”) Jacobs.