Thomas "Tom" Kraemer Lundy 77, passed away June 2, 2011, quietly in his sleep. He was born October 29, 1933 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to Leslie and Marie Lundy. He married Emma Leyva Duarte of Mexico on December 23, 1961. Tom served in the Army from 1954 to 1956. He attended Kansas State University and became a math and physics teacher. He lived in Tucson since 1962. Tom was a teacher and a wrestling coach for many years at Tucson High School. He continued "working" after retirement, tirelessly teaching his four grandchildren the many lessons of life and having fun. A devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. He was always willing to help out neighbors and friends with his vast expertise on fixing just about anything imaginable. His many interests included radio-controlled airplane building and flying, collecting comic books, reading and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Emma Lundy; daughters, Ellen, Cindy and his four grandchildren, Emma, Audrey, Nate and Lily; sister, Pat. A brief Service will be held at the Southern Arizona Veteran's Memorial Cemetery on Friday, June 24, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Visitation at the family home from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.
Published by Arizona Daily Star on Jun. 19, 2011.