Sandra Heath
B: 1947-11-28
D: 2018-12-01
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Heath, Sandra
Maxine Halstead
B: 1936-03-17
D: 2018-11-28
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Halstead, Maxine
Thomas Short
B: 1949-09-16
D: 2018-11-23
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Short, Thomas
Larry Spece
B: 1953-01-25
D: 2018-11-12
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Spece, Larry
Thomas Sheets
B: 1941-09-10
D: 2018-11-11
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Sheets, Thomas
DeVee Wumkes
B: 1929-05-16
D: 2018-11-09
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Wumkes, DeVee
Robert Breitsprecher
B: 1931-05-26
D: 2018-11-02
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Breitsprecher, Robert
Bonnie Stacy
B: 1947-12-31
D: 2018-10-24
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Stacy, Bonnie
Ronald Naylor
B: 1938-12-14
D: 2018-10-23
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Naylor, Ronald
Marty Becker
B: 1957-07-09
D: 2018-10-22
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Becker, Marty
Eunice Mahoney
B: 1924-10-08
D: 2018-10-14
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Mahoney, Eunice
Pauline Hosch
B: 1920-03-10
D: 2018-10-05
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Hosch, Pauline
David Williams
B: 1949-12-11
D: 2018-09-26
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Williams, David
Robert Straw
B: 1937-02-09
D: 2018-09-22
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Straw, Robert
Dorothy Seamans
B: 1921-10-00
D: 2018-09-06
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Seamans, Dorothy
Steven Kirby
B: 1954-02-25
D: 2018-09-03
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Kirby, Steven
Jerry Schuman
B: 1935-11-07
D: 2018-09-02
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Schuman, Jerry
Cynthia Rabbitt
B: 1948-11-19
D: 2018-09-02
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Rabbitt, Cynthia
Jerry Main
B: 1955-06-21
D: 2018-08-28
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Main, Jerry
Dorothy Smith
B: 1932-07-15
D: 2018-08-02
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Smith, Dorothy
Anna Lynch
B: 1992-08-28
D: 2018-07-26
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Lynch, Anna


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Condolence From: Donald Sabin
Condolence: Another loyal Patriot and veteran has passed much too soon, but we should find solace in knowing Tom is in a better place. Military service is never the same for all, but we are all still brothers in service. Rest in peace, Brother, rest in peace!
Monday December 03, 2018
Condolence From: Shari & Lyle Andersen
Condolence: Peggy and family,
We just heard about Tom. We are in Arizona for the winter. We are so sorry for your loss and pray the Lord will comfort you both now and in the days ahead.

Lyle and Shari
Friday November 30, 2018
Condolence From: Teresa and John Nennig
Condolence: The Short Family,

We are saddened to hear of the death of Mr. Short. I know each of you will miss deeply your father/husband/grandpa. Share your memories of him daily. His legacy will live through you. We will keep you in our prayers. May he now rest in peace.
Thursday November 29, 2018
Condolence From: Jeanette Lake Gawronski
Condolence: I am so sorry Peggy. I wish you peace, blessings, and faith in this time and the future.
Tuesday November 27, 2018
Condolence From: Darren Yoder
Condolence: I’ve known Tom for several years and will miss hearing his deep voice, his laugh and his trout fishing stories. He would tell stories of his grandkids and it was obvious how much he loved his family. He was one of my favorites and I always looked forward to our meetings!
Peggy and family, I’m sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you! Tears and hugs!
Monday November 26, 2018
Condolence From: Ray Coe
Condolence: Tom and I served with the 3/5 Cavalry in Vietnam. He left country a month before I got there. I knew him from the Cavalry reunions we attended over the years. Tom was one of the nicest people I have ever met. I feel privileged to have known him.
Peggy, I have no words to express how saddened I am at his passing, yet I know this is far more difficult for you. I hope you can draw strength and comfort from your family and God.
Please take care.
Monday November 26, 2018
Condolence From: Cher
Condolence: My sincere condolences to the Family, The Bible tells us about the hope for all who die. John5:28,29. The Resurrection! You will see Thomas Again! On Earth! We know this to be true for the author of the Bible,Jehovah God cannot lie. Titus 1:2. I hope this Bible Truthbrings you the same peace and comfort as it has for me. For more on this wonderful hope , go to
Monday November 26, 2018
Condolence From: Sandy Marsau
Condolence: Tom was one of the nicest men ever. I am blessed to have know him, and called him friend and
Tom was always soft spoken and so wonderful to work with. He was an excellent carpenter. You knew he would get the job done correctly and on time.

Tom will definitely be missed by all who knew him.
Sunday November 25, 2018
Condolence From: Thomas Moore
Condolence: Jake and all of Tom's family,
Tom Short was a skilled craftsman, a hard worker, and an even better man. I consider myself to be fortunate to have known him and worked with him for several years at Deere. Rest in peace my friend....

Tom Moore
Sunday November 25, 2018
Condolence From: Gene Putnam
Condolence: Peggy and Family
Deb and I send our condolence to you. We will be unable to come in person to express our sympathy, but know that we are thinking of you

Gene and Deb Putnam
Sunday November 25, 2018
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