Thomas Earixson, Sr. Obituary

Thomas F. Earixson, Sr.
Thomas F. Earixson, Sr.
Thomas F. Earixson, Sr.

December 15, 1925 - January 6, 2011
Born in St. Joseph, MO
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Thomas F. Earixson, Sr., 85, passed away surrounded by his family, on Thursday, January 6, 2011 at his home. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday at Evangelical Covenant Church, of which he was a long time member. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.

Tom was born on December 15, 1925 in St. Joseph, Missouri, the son of Jesse and Ruth Earixson. His family moved to Des Moines, when he was a child. Tom graduated from East High School. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. In 1955 he was united in marriage to Betty Meyers in Altoona, IA. He worked as an auto mechanic for King's Auto for many years and retired in 1979. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, taking road trips to the lakes and gardening.

Tom is survived by his wife, Betty; his children, Sandra Earixson of Fort Portal, Uganda, Patricia (Steve) Bertram of Rhodes, MI, Thomas F. Earixson, Jr. of Des Moines and Jenifer Ferriss of Alleman; granddaughter, Sara (Bobby) Wiles of Johnston; three great-grandchildren, Hannah, Franklin and Alex Wiles all of Johnston and a brother, Arthur Earixson of Des Moines. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Eugene and William and sisters, Dorothy McCuen and Edith Nehring.

Memorial contributions may be directed to his family.

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Cemetery
Private
Visitation
Evangelical Covenant Church
2625 Hubbell
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, January 10, 2011
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Service
Evangelical Covenant Church
2625 Hubbell
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, January 10, 2011
11:30 AM