Thomas Michael Schieffer

1949 - 2020


Thomas Michael Schieffer passed away at the age of 71 on Monday, November 30, 2020 at his home in Waukee, Iowa.

Tom was born on June 21, 1949 in Carroll, IA and joined the Marine Corps in 1967.  On June 9, 1973, he married the love of his life, Deborah Jean Utterback, and together they made their home in Waukee,...

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Mary Breit Generous

December 15, 2020 8:50 AM

I am so sorry to learn about Tom's passing. I have wonderful memories of working with both of you at Union Carbide at Maryville in the mid 70's and continuing our friendship after you moved away. I remember both of you as a loving couple who were friends with anyone. I went to visit you in your new home in Missouri then several visits to Waukee. You both accepted me with all my faults and I will always be grateful for those times. I haven't lost a spouse so I don't know what that is like but have lost both parents (1980 and 2007) when I was young and later in life and it still gets me at time. Prayers for you Deb and your family. Praying for comfort at this difficult time of the year, too. Love, Mary💔❤️🙏🙏🙏

Walter Ladd

December 11, 2020 7:38 AM

My condolences to the friends and family of Tom.  I worked with him in the early 1980's.  He was always so pleasant to be around and made the workday go by fast.  I remember him taking jugs of Des Moines water home at night because he said it was better water.

Judy Erickson

December 6, 2020 7:50 PM

I knewTom from IWD.   While I did not work directly with Tom, he was kind enough to give me a ride to Waukee from work a couple of times.  Deepest sympathy to his family.  

Tally Bervid

December 6, 2020 2:09 PM

Joe and I worked with Tom at IWD.  He was one of the nicest and kindest persons we have known.  He will sorely be missed.

Morris and Lynette Mason

December 4, 2020 7:55 PM

Debbie - we send our deepest and most sincere condolences to you and your family. We just found out about his passing away today(Friday). So sorry.

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