Thomas Junior Neagle, age 60, of Storm Lake, formerly of Fort Dodge, died Friday, Nov. 23, 2001 at the Buena Vista Regional Medical Center in Storm Lake.
A memorial fund has been established.
Thomas Junior Neagle was born April 16, 1941 in Lake City, the son of Thomas Joseph and Clara Stella (Bushman) Neagle. He attended Nemaha schools.
He worked as a track repairman for the Illinois Central & Gulf Railroad in Storm Lake and Fort Dodge and was a member of the IOOF Lodge #221 of Storm Lake.
Tom was united in marriage to Frances Goettsch Beckman on October 4, 1980 at the Storm Lake United Methodist Church in Storm Lake. The couple made their home in Storm Lake, moved to Fort Dodge in 1987 where they lived until returning to Storm Lake in 1997.
He is survived by his wife, Frances, Storm Lake; a daughter, Amy Jo Olivas, Colorado Springs, CO.; his step-children Mary and Dwight Newman, Ida Grove, Mike and Diane Beckman, Ames, Pat and Kelly Beckman, Holstein and Jason Beckman, Fort Dodge, and 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Also surviving are five sisters, Darlene and Daryl Plain, Stanhope, Mary and Wayne Watts, Melbourne, Luetta "Lu" and Kim Mittelstadt, Storm Lake, Mildred "Mickey" Nielsen, Newell and Petie and Galen Patrick, Gowrie; a brother Mel and Candace Neagle, Peoria, AZ.; a sister-in-law, Florence Neagle, Harker Heights, TX.; and numerous extended family members and friends.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Richard and Clayton, and by a brother-in-law, Neal Nielsen.