Thomas Ross Trosper, 67, of Dakota Dunes passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2007, at a Sioux City hospital following a lengthy illness.
Services were held Saturday, March 31, 2007 at Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, with the Rev. Dan Doran of First Evangelical Free Church/chaplain, Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., officiating.
Burial took place at Graceland Park Cemetery, with military rites.
Thomas was born Nov. 24, 1939, in Ovid, Colo., the son of Ross and Edna (Harris) Trosper. Thomas is a graduate of Spencer High School. He served in the U.S. Navy.
He married Charlotte Overeen on Aug. 8, 1964, in Spencer, Iowa. He was a complex manager for Tyson Meats and was loved by all of his co-workers. He served on the board of the South Sioux City Chamber, was active with the Siouxland Food Bank and was an avid sponsor of the Boy Scouts of America and Ducks Unlimited. He worked for Spencer Foods until it closed and then went to Schuyler, Neb. to work for Spencer Foods.
Survivors include his wife, Charlotte Trosper, two sons: Shawn Trosper and wife Amy of Sioux City and Thad Trosper and his wife Kimberlee Trosper of Omaha; and two granddaughters.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers were Chris Rupp, Larry Meinen Mike Landers, John Wilbur, and Lee Schroeder. Honorary pallbearers were Jerry Dohrman, Robert Collins, Thomas Dunlop, Ray Christensen, Vaughn Blumm and Terry Bernhardt.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established through Security National Bank.