Thomas Harold Lemburg, 79, of Cedar Bluff, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City. Friends and family may gather at Fry Funeral Home, Tipton, on Saturday, March 18th from 9:00-11:00 am for a time of visitation. Immediately following at 11:00 am, there will be a Celebration of Life service at Fry's with full military honors to conclude at Evergreen Cemetery, Cedar Bluff. A memorial in Tom's honor has been established. Online condolences may be shared at www.fryfuneralhome.com.
Tom was born on October 15, 1937 in Davenport, to Joseph and Genevieve (Hover-Zapletal) Lemburg. He attended Davenport Central High School before serving his country in the U.S. Marines. Tom was united in marriage to Dianna Arp on October 22, 1976 in Eldridge, Iowa. They made Cedar Bluff their home where they raised their children.
Tom spent his employment years as a self-employed drywall finisher. When Tom wasn't b.s.ing with the locals, he enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting and the time he spent with his grandchildren.
Surviving Tom is his wife, 8 children, Tim Lemburg, Todd (Janel) Lemburg, Tommy Lemburg, Ted (Sunday) Lemburg, all of Tucson, AZ, Trent (Rachelle) Lemburg of Tipton, Tina (Nick) Jones of North Liberty, Tucson (Barb) Lemburg of Tipton and Trey (Maddie) Lemburg of Tipton; brother, Jerry (Joanie) Lemburg; 23 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter, Tammy Lemburg; sister, Ruth Ann Cole; step-parents, Frank Zapletal and Malonie Lemburg.
... Read More
No Photos Yet
Add one now
Very sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I have so many fond memories of growing up in Cedar Bluff. XO Jacqui (Y)
Sorry to hear of the loss of Tom. Condolences from the family of Marvin Lerch.
So sorry to learn of Tom's passing. Cedar Bluff will miss one of its premiere citizens. Deepest sympathies.
Tom was a one of a kind character. Cedar Bluff has seen the end of an era. I knew Tom since 1969 or so, when he first came to Cedar Bluff to live. I'll miss his stories and our fishing trips most of all. I'll also mi... more