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“Lisa and Laura, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your dad and mom earlier this year. I would run into them at ballgames and always enjoyed talking...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Lou Ann Lindner Johnson - Keokuk, IA

“Lisa, Laura and family, I am sorry to hear about the loss of both of your parents. They were always very kindhearted and that still shows as you two...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Scot Gentry - San Diego, CA

“Tom's family is in our thoughts and prayers. May you take comfort in knowing we are remembering him and honoring his memory at Iowa Wesleyan...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Anita Hampton - Mount Pleasant, IA

“I pray one day soon I will see you again in heaven. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Robin (Scott) Doty - Dixon, MO

“Lisa and Laura, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Your Mom & Dad were very kind people and I have many fond memories of them. I always...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Kurt Eaves - Grinnell, IA

“So sorry for your loss, Lisa. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Shawna Kent - Clinton, IA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Laura. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Judy and Larry Lewis - Oskaloosa, IA

“Oh my, I am so sorry I didn't realize Linda had passed away earlier this year. I hadn't read the obit before writing my first . Tom and my late...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Losey Ellis - Farmington, IA

“I will miss his quiet ways and his kind smile. He loved Lnda, his girls and grandkids dearly. I remember being a little girl and being excited to go...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Luann (Hodges) Eipert - FL

“Always loved our time on the farm with Lisa as Laura Aunt Linda and Uncle Tom growing up! I'm thinking of you all as our families have been hit hard...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Kim and Rob Reichelt - IA - Neice

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11 of 11 | Posted by: Jill Thompson - Blandinsville, IL

Larry Thomas "Tom" Neuendorf, 76, of Donnellson, Iowa passed away at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, October 15, 2015 at the VA Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa

Born November 9, 1938 at home in Croton, Iowa the son of William John "Mutt" and Cordia Alberta (Worrell) Neuendorf. On August 25, 1966 he married Linda Carroll Eaves at the First Christian Church in Fort Madison, Iowa. She preceded him death on March 26, 2015.

Survivors include his two daughters; Lisa (Tom) Gendron of Donnellson, Iowa and Laura (Brian) Sarver of Oskaloosa, Iowa, nine grandchildren; Tabitha, Tyler, Tessa and T.J. Gendron, Tyce, Dawson, Reece, Chloe and Gentrie Sarver, sister-in-law; Vera Mae Neuendorf of Montrose, five brothers-in-law; Jack (Kay) Eaves of Fort Madison, Iowa, Richard (Becky) Eaves of Fort Madison, Iowa, Guy Eaves of Elvaston, Illinois, Lester Eaves of Niota, Illinois and Jerry (Nancy) Eaves of Memphis, Missouri, sister-in-law Imojean (Don) Hodges of Fort Madison, Iowa and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his wife; Linda, parents, one granddaughter; Taylor, two brothers; Hilbert and Jack, one infant brother; Paul and one sister-in-law Jean Neuendorf.

Tom attended Primrose Elementary School and graduated from Farmington High School. He attended Iowa State University where he played baseball and also attended Iowa Wesleyn College. Tom farmed, worked for Fruehauf, General Electric, was a mail carrier and a security guard at Iowa Wesleyn College and Armour Dial. He attended Sharon Presbyterian Church and Donnellson Methodist Church and was a member of the Farm Bureau. Tom enjoyed sports, golfing, gardening and watching his grandchildren play sports.

Friends may call after 12:00 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2015 at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson where the family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. that evening.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at the Sharon Presbyterian Church in rural Farmington with Pastor Mary Ann Welch and Pastor Doug Smiley officiating.

Burial will be in the Sharon Cemetery in rural Farmington with a flag presentation by the Donnellson American Legion Post #474.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at
The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson is assisting the family with the arrangements.