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“On behalf of the United States Submarine Veterans (USSVI), I offer our sincere condolences on Thomas' passing. You and your loved ones are in our...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Bill Dixon - Cary, NC - Coworker

“To the Nelson Family, On behalf of the Charleston Base SUBVETS and Swamp Fox Chapter SUBVETS WWII, I offer you our sincere condolences on Tom's...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Nick Nichols - SC

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of my Uncle Tom. Uncle Tom was always kind and had a great sense of humor. He was handsome at every age and always...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Kelly (Nelson) Curran - IL


Thomas was born on July 4, 1925 and passed away on Friday, November 25, 2016.

Thomas was a resident of Ruthven, Iowa at the time of his passing.

Tom graduated from Ruthven High School in 1943.

Later that year he enlisted in the Navy where he served on a submarine in the Pacific as a radioman.

He was married to Betty Baker Swanson.

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Location: Christian Church Of Disciples of Christ

Interment following funeral service

11:00 AM Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Location: Chariton Cemetery

Gathering of Family and Friends

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM, Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Location: Christian Church Of Disciples of Christ.

Memorials may be directed to the Chariton Christian Church or to the Inter-Church Ministries Center, 410 S.7th St., Chariton Iowa.

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