Neitzel II., Thomas Desmond Thomas Desmond Neitzel II, born July 13, 1943 in Dallas, Texas, and taken away from us much too soon on June 20th 2014. Tom was a veteran of the US Air Force where he completed his tour of duty with honors as an Air Traffic Controller. He retired from REI (Recognition Equipment Inc) as VP in Customer Service. After that he was a contractor for mergers and acquisitions. He enjoyed golfing with his family and friends at Hackberry Creek Country Club. He celebrated 50 years of marriage last summer to his wife, Diana. Survived by his wife, Diana Neitzel of Coppell, Texas, son, Tommy Neitzel, of Coppell Texas, daughters Kathy Skorvaga and husband, Terrell and Robin Michalski, sister Joann O'Malley and husband, Dan, sister Linda Ryan and husband, Donny, brothers Jim Neitzel and wife, Anna and Mike Neitzel and wife, Wende. Also survived by grandchildren Mandi Michalski, Tori Michalski, Desiree' Skorvaga, and Taylor and Matthew Neitzel. Tom was a wonderful, giving, and loving man that lived life to the fullest. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 1:30PM at Restland Coppell Chapel with military honors to follow.
Published in Dallas Morning News on June 24, 2014