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Thomas G. Schneekloth Jan. 4, 1941 - Oct. 6, 2008

WILLMAR -- Thomas Gordon Schneekloth, 67, of Willmar died Monday at Delano Golden Living Center.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Eagle Lake Lutheran Church near Willmar. A private burial will be in Sauk Centre at a later date.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church and for one hour before the service at the church. Arrangements are with Iten Delano Funeral Home.

He was born Jan. 4, 1941 in Windom to Gordon and Eleanor (Webster) Schneekloth. He grew up in Sauk Centre and graduated from Sauk Centre High School in 1959. He worked at the family frozen food business in Sauk Centre. After moving to Willmar, he worked in sales, mostly in clothing and farm equipment.

He married Judy Terlisner on July 11, 1969, and they lived in Willmar, Hutchinson and New Ulm before returning to Willmar in 1975. He attended Willmar Vocational School and earned an accounting degree in 1977. He was the office manager for Bernicks Pepsi and held other positions in retail before retiring. He was a member of the Jaycees.

He is survived by two daughters: Stephanie Schneekloth of Willmar and Erica Schneekloth of St. Paul; siblings: Pat (and Gene) Loxtercamp of Elrosa and Bruce (and Janelle) Schneekloth of St. Cloud; and the mother of his children: Judy Gustafson of Willmar.

He was preceded in death by one brother.