Age 85, of East Lansing, passed away Monday, May 23, 2011, after having lived a full and productive life. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Dorothy T. Tschirhart, daughters Nancy Tschirhart Koster and Lori Froh, sons Mark, David and Scott, as well as 12 beloved grandchildren.
Born in Detroit, Tom proudly served his country in the U.S. Cavalry during WWII. He was a sales engineer throughout his career before retiring to Florida. Together with his wife, he returned to this area in 2007.
Thomas will be remembered as a charming and loving patriarch to his family.
Private services will be held. Donations may be made in his name to the VFW Foundation, 406 West 34th Street, Suite 514, Kansas City, MO 64111 or at www.vfwfoundation.org