Thomas Carrol Bertelsen, age 84, of Missouri Valley, Iowa, passed away Monday, October 29, 2012, at the Longview Home in Missouri Valley.
He was born October 27, 1928, in Crescent, Iowa, to John and Mabel (Borne) Bertelsen. Thomas was a truck driver for over 40 years retiring in 1990. He was a US Army veteran. Thomas was a life member of the V.F.W. and American Legion in Missouri Valley.
Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Norita, in 1998.
He is survived by sons, Byron and wife, Kim, of Papillion, Neb., Allan, of Exira, Iowa, Sam and wife, Josie, of Cascade, Mont., and Jeff and wife, Angie, of Joplin, Mo.; grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Darrel Bertelsen, of Missouri Valley.
Per Thomas's wishes he has been cremated and services will be held at a later date.
This obituary was originally published in The Daily Nonpareil.