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Thomas Krokstrom

Wednesday, February 8, 2006

LEAWOOD, Kan. - Thomas Frederick Krokstrom, 67, died Feb. 7, 2006, at Villa St. Joseph in Overland Park after a long battle with cancer.

Born June 30, 1938, in Chanute, son of the late Hillis Raymond and Dorothy Fern Price Krokstrom, he spent his early years in Elsmore and moved to Chanute his freshman year of high school. He was employed by Masland Carpets for 35 years and was a member of the Church of the Resurrection, Late Night Men's Group of Church of the Resurrection and the Leawood South Country Club. Tom enjoyed golfing, going to the Lake of the Ozarks and remodeling houses.

He was united in marriage for 48 years to Marilyn Sue Barnum, who survives.

Other survivors include: three sons and families, Greg and Michele Krokstrom of Sikeston, Mo., and their children, Mara and Morgan, Brad and Peggy Krokstrom of Chesterfield, Mo., and their children, Andy, Alex, Emily and Sarah, and Mark and Heather Krokstrom and children, Aidan and Hailey; and one brother and sister-in-law, Hillis and Patsy Krokstrom Jr. of Chanute.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. at McGilley State Line Chapel in Kansas City, Mo. Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel in Kansas City.

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Memorial Contributions

may be made to:

American Cancer Society

c/o McGilley State Line Chapel

12301 State Line Road

Kansas City, MO 64141

or

Church of the Resurrection

Habitat for Humanity

c/o McGilley State Line Chapel

12301 State Line Road

Kansas City, MO 64141

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