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Thomas P. Kaveny


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Thomas P. Kaveny Obituary
Thomas P. Kaveny

Thomas Patrick Kaveny, 68, of Sioux Falls, SD died Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Sanford/USD Medical Center.

Visitation with the family present to greet friends will be from 9:30 - 10:30 am Saturday, May 20 at Miller Funeral Home-Downtown, 507 S. Main Ave.

Graveside Service will be at 11:00 am Saturday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Sioux Falls, SD.

Thomas Patrick Kaveny, son of Thomas C. and Shirley (Andersen) Kaveny, on July 23, 1948 in Sioux Falls, SD. Tom grew up here and graduated from Washington High School in 1966. He worked for a couple years with Dual Manufacturing.

Tom joined the United States Marines in 1968 where he served in Vietnam. He was serverely wounded in combat and was awarded the Purple Heart. He returned home to Sioux Falls where he had worked various positions like working at Dual Manufacturing and Greenlee, and was active sharpening tools and equipment.

Grateful for having shared his life are his brother, Mike (Lisa) Kaveny, Buffalo, MN; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. A special thank you to cousin and fellow Marine, Greg and Linda Andersen for their care and companionship during the last years of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Kaveny and Shirley Kaveny; a sister, Joan Y. Shinnick.

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Published in The Argus Leader on May 18, 2017
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