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Thomas 6/27/1983
Tom was born on April 22, 1915 in Junction City, Kansas, the son of Clarence and
Julia Goggan Stittsworth. <br />
<br />He attended and graduated from Knoxville High School.
During WWII, Tom served with the Coast Guard in Charleston, South Carolina.
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On September 27, 1943 he married Agnes Wren in Charleston. They moved back to Knoxville
where Tom was employed by the Peoples Store and co-owner of the Family Shoe Store.
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<br />He retired three years ago after twenty five years as manager of the VA Canteen
Service the last twelve years with the VA Hospital in Des Moines.
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Tom passed away on June 27, 1983 at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines at the
age of 68 years.
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In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother.
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He is survived by his wife: one son; Archie of Grand Island, Nebraska: three brothers;
Joesph of San Diego, California, Jack of Lamed, Kansas and Ray of Bend, Oregon and
two sisters; Jeanette Stittsworth of Santa Monica, California and Mrs. Katherine
Kosky of Los Angeles, California. <br />
<br />EVANS-McCLEERY FUNERAL HOME
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Services Thursday, June 30, 1983 at 2:00 p.m.
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St. Anthony's Church Knoxville, Iowa
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Officiating Rev. Philip Ryan
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Music St. Anthony's Choir
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Altar Servers
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Mike Conway
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Steve Conway
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Casketbearers
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Don Smith Gail Vernon
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Joe Conway Edward Witt
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Bob Conway Paul Crews
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Interment <br /> Graceland Cemetery<br /> <br />
Memorials <br />St. Anthony's Church
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American Heart Association
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Militarty Honors accorded by
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Baty-Tucker Post 168, American Legion
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and John Myers Post 3519, Veterans of Foreign Wars