Thomas W. Tschirhart

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

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Sherry Gepp Bradish
May 24, 2011 at 8:33 pm

The family of Ray and Marilyn Gepp are deeply saddened by the passing of their treasured friend, Tommy. Our sympathy to Dorothy, Nancy, Lori, Mark, David, Scott and the grandchildren. May your memories of times together bring you comfort.
Ray & Marilyn Gepp
Randy, Kathy & Sherry

Kathy Boughey
May 25, 2011 at 9:48 am

Our sympathy to Dorothy and family on the passing of Tommy. We have enjoyed his sense of humor, and spending time with him. He will be sadly missed. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time.


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