Thomas John Strunk
1943 - 2020
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ST. MARK-Strunk, Thomas John 76, born Dec 20, 1943 in St. Mark, KS to Joseph and Margaret (Mohr) Strunk, passed away on June 30, 2020. Survived by his wife, Rita (Simon), children Cheryl (Dan) Jones, Jeff (Diana), Shelly (Chris) Ewertz, Amy (Brad) Orth, Joni (Jerome) Morris, Angie (Zack) Kuepker, 21 grandchildren, siblings Paul, Betty Stolz, Helen Blasi, Joan Hemmen. Preceded in death by his parents, siblings Francis, William, Louis, Raymond and Mary Catherine Seiwert. Memorials established with Harry Hynes Hospice or Wichita Fellowship Club (AA), 204 W 18th St, Wichita, KS 67203. Rosary held on Wed., July 1, 2020 at 7:00 pm with Funeral Mass on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:00 am, both at St. Mark Catholic Church, St. Mark, Ks. Wulf-Ast Mortuary Colwich

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Published in Wichita Eagle on Jul. 1, 2020.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Rosary
07:00 PM
St. Mark Catholic Church
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2
Funeral Mass
10:00 AM
St. Mark Catholic Church
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July 13, 2020
Tom was one of the greatest men Ive ever known, and certainly the greatest dad Ive ever known. Im grateful that I got to be his foster daughter for a summer. I learned a lot from him and his family. I will love him in my heart forever.
Tara Story
Family
July 6, 2020
Rita, our hearts break for you. It was such a joy to get to know you and Tom and we will remember him fondly. We always looked forward to our salsa from the kitchen of Tom Strunk!! Please know we are here for you anytime and do not hesitate to contact us. We love you and are praying for you and your family at this time! Love, Kendra and Michele * The doublemint twins from CCK*
KENDRA KIRKPATRICK
Friend
July 4, 2020
Have some very fond memories of growing up in the same community with Tom. Our Daughter, Mary was in the same class with Cheryl throughout grade and high school. May Tom Rest in Peace, AMEN...
Tom & Anne Smarsh
Friend
July 2, 2020
So sorry to hear about Tom. He always had a smile and kind word to say. You are in our thoughts and prayers
Matt and Debbie Thome
Friend
July 1, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Rita and the entire family.
Pat and Kathy Strunk Howell
Kathy Howell
Family
July 1, 2020
Rest Thomas, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
Harry Simpson
July 1, 2020
Oh my there are not enough words to express the love and compassion Tom had in his heart. This man has shown me love, consistently, never failing and always right on time. Rita I am so sorry for your loss but I know Tom is in a better place and at least he doesnt hurt anymore. I am hoping to be able to attend the service but its a holiday and most already have off. Tom will always be in a special place in my heart, and the lessons I have learned from him are timeless. Thank you for sharing your love & life with me Thomas Strunk~~~ Vicki Shields
Vicki Shields
Friend
July 1, 2020
My sincere condolences to the family. Tom was one of a kind, a friendlier person ever lived. He always greeted me with a smile and was genuinely interested in what was going on. Everyone that knew him were better off for the experience.
Knute
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July 1, 2020
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July 1, 2020
Rita and family,
I'm so sorry to learn of Tom's passing. He is now resting pain free. You and your entire family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Joleen Reeger
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