Jerome Joe T. Tompkins age 84 of Rosemount passed away peacefully on Friday January 3rd 2014 surrounded by his family. Preceded in death by daughter Kathleen, 2 grandchildren, mom, dad, brothers and sisters. Survived by wife Joan of 58 years; daughters Colleen (John), Collette; sons Jerry, Daniel (Vanessa), Loren (Nicole); 11 grandchildren 10 great grandchildren. He served in the US Navy for 4 years. He was a proud member of the Rosemount American Legion for 51 years. He serves as commander and district commander. Visitation from 4-7pm Monday January 6, 2014 at White Funeral Home, 14560 Pennock Ave. Apple Valley, MN. Mass of Christian Burial 11AM Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at St. Josephs Catholic Church, Rosemount, MN. Interment, Fort Snelling National Cemetery.