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Thomas J. "Tom" Weideman 1937 - 2017

WEIDEMAN, MEYER, BENNETT

Posted By: Connie Swearingen -Volunteer (email)
Date: 9/25/2017 at 23:47:07

Sioux City Journal
28 June 2017

Thomas J. "Tom" Weideman, 80, of Sioux City, passed away Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Whispering Creek Senior Living.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Nativity Catholic Church, with the Rev. Daniel Rupp officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, with the family present 6 to 8 p.m. and a vigil service at 7 p.m., at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel. Online condolences may be given at www.meyerbroschapels.com.

Tom was born on Jan. 13, 1937, in Sioux City, the son of John and Marie (Meyer) Weideman. Tom graduated from Bishop Heelan High School and started working in the plumbing business before entering the U.S. Army. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Tom completed his apprenticeship for the Local 18 Plumbers and Steam Fitters.

Tom married Ellie Bennett on April 17, 1972 in Sioux City. He worked for the Hagan Company and Climate Control Corporation as a plumber/fitter for more than 25 years before selling plumbing supplies for Briggs Inc. until retirement.

Tom was an avid golfer with one of his greatest accomplishments being a hole in one at Floyd Park Golf Course. He also was a fan of the Chicago Cubs and the Iowa Hawkeyes. He was a member of Nativity Catholic Church.

Survivors include his wife, Ellie Weideman of Sioux City; his children, Jim (Rochelle) Weideman of Sioux City, Angie (Doug) Houlahan of Novato, Calif., Nicole Weideman of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Cece (Matt) Novotny of Chicago, Ill.; six grandchildren, Reanna, Tristan, Lauren, Brady, Ryan, and Jack; and his siblings, Shirley Weideman of Sioux City, Bill Weideman of Omaha, and Mary Schneider of Omaha.

He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Haley; and brother-in-law, Richard "Dick" Schneider.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be given to Hospice of Siouxland or to The Alzheimer's Association of Greater Iowa.

His family will be forever grateful to the Whispering Creek staff for their kindness and compassion in caring for Tom.


 

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