Melvin (Tom) Hazelhorst, 66, of St. James., passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012, at the Missouri Veteran's Home in St. James. Tom Hazelhorst was born July 26, 1945, in Jefferson City, the son of Martin H. and Helen Marie (Kelling) Hazelhorst. Survivors include one sister, Karen Porter of Jefferson City and one half-brother, Mitch Foster and wife Sylvia of Sedalia, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews. Private family services will be at a later date. All arrangements are under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Mo. www.jonesfunerals.com.