Thomas Fickbohm, Sr. Obituary

Thomas M. Fickbohm, Sr.
Thomas M. Fickbohm, Sr.
Thomas M. Fickbohm, Sr.

October 5, 1950 - January 21, 2011
Born in Forest City, IA
Resided in West Des Moines, IA
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Thomas Michael Fickbohm, Sr., 60, passed away on January 21, 2011 at Broadlawns Medical Center, from complications from cancer. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church, of which he was a member. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm, Monday, January 24, 2011 at Iles Funeral Homes – Westover Chapel where a Vigil Service will begin at 7:30pm. Private family burial will be held at a later date.

Thomas was born on October 5, 1950, the son of Thomas and Dorothy Fickbohm in Forest City, IA. He graduated from New Hampton High School. Tom joined the US Air Force and was honorably discharged. Tom had lived in various cities including Seattle, Las Vegas and Victorville, CA, prior to moving to Des Moines in 2006. He worked in insurance sales for most of his life and was a cab driver for Trans Iowa. Tom was a member of the Countryside Golf Course. His greatest passion was golf and he loved the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Tom is survived by his wife, Audrey; children, Stephanie (Jason) Fitzsimmons, Des Moines, Tom Fickbohm, Jr. (Renee), Altoona, Jessica (John) Wagner and Megan Fickbohm all of Washington and Clinton (Amanda) Joseph of Kentucky; six grandchildren; two brothers, Roger and Larry Fickbohm and a sister, Eileen Geble. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Barbara and brother, Richard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Broadlawns Medical Center.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, January 24, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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St. Mary of Nazareth Catholic Church
4600 Meredith Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
10:30 AM