Stoughton - Thomas C. Kilen, age 83, passed away on October 14, 2016 at Golden Living Center in Fort Atkinson under the care of Agrace Hospice.

He was born on January 24, 1933 to George and Hannah (Morkred) Kilen in Jackson County, Minnesota. He married Nancy Kollath on June 19, 1965. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1967. Tom worked as a research geneticist for the USDA in Stoneville, Mississippi from 1967 to 2003.

Tom is survived by his wife, Nancy; his brothers Robert of West Allis and George (Marsha) of Viroqua and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Alice Kilen.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Good Shepherd By The Lake Lutheran Church, 1860 US Highway 51, Stoughton with Rev. Todd McVey presiding. Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd By the Lake Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of service.