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Obituary ~ Thomas Gene "Tom" Christopher
May 11, 1947 ~ August 24, 2016

The Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
April 02, 1996

CLEAR LAKE — Tom Christopher, 69, of Clear Lake, formerly of Eagle Grove, died on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center–North Iowa in Mason City.

A celebration of life will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29, at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Eagle Grove, with Pastor Jason Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove.

Thomas Gene Christopher, the son of Russell G. and Delores M. (Egesdahl) Christopher, was born May 11, 1947, in Clarion, Iowa. He was raised and educated in Eagle Grove, graduated from Eagle Grove High School in 1966 and then received his Associates Degree from Iowa Central Community College.

On October 2, 1976, Tom was united in marriage to Marla Roberts in Humboldt. They made their home and raised three sons in Eagle Grove.

Tom was an Iowa Hawkeye Fan, he enjoyed golf, cribbage, horseshoes and good times at Clear Lake!

Tom passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at Mercy Medical Center in Mason City, at the age of 69 years.

Tom is survived by his wife, Marla Christopher of Clear Lake; three sons: Scott Christopher of West Des Moines, Steve Christopher and wife Carrie of Eagle Grove and Mark Christopher and wife Mandi of Clear Lake; three grandchildren: Connor, Caitlin and Makaylee and three sisters: Peg Hammes and husband Michael of the Quad Cities, Sally Brauman and husband Roger of Lake of the Ozarks and Deb Wilcox of Jacksonville, FL.

Memorials may be left to the discretion of the family.

Foust Funeral Home, Eagle Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2016

 

 

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