Thomas J. Divis
March 5, 1923- Aug. 3, 2018
Thomas J. Divis, 95 of Abie, died Aug. 3, 2018, at david place in David City.
Mass of Christian Burial was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug.7 at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Abie. Concelebrants were Rev. Ronald Homes and Rev. Lee Jirovsky. Visitation was held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6 with a 7 p.m. rosary, all at Kracl Funeral Chapel in David City. Visitation continued from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Committal with military rites at SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Abie with American Legion Rejda Post #273 of Brainard. Lunch followed in the church basement. Memorials can be made to family choice.
Tom is now enjoying his reward in heaven after a life of hard work, farming, woodworking, and raising a family. A quiet man, he loved his family deeply and enjoyed nothing better than listening to polka music and dancing. Tom was born on March 5, 1923, to Albert and Ludmilla (Kudlacek) Divis and was the oldest of seven children. He enlisted in the Army and was stationed in Japan as a mechanic. Upon his return, he met his future wife Martha (Bartunek). They were married on Dec. 27, 1951, and blessed with five children.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Martha on Aug. 13, 2008.
Tom will be greatly missed by his children Alton (Marjorie) Divis of Columbus, JoAnn (Larry) Hlavac of Bruno, Caroline (Tom) Forstrom of Lincoln, Doris (Doug) Redler of David City, and Lori Divis of David City; grandchildren and families Scott, Billie Jo, Seth and Riah Hlavac; Bryan, Lisa, Zach, Jake and Josh Siebert, Cameron and Ava Hlavac; Craig Divis, Lynette, Jeremiah, Jayden and Myah Bollig, Colby Redler, Christy, Ben, Peyton and Bo Aschoff, Creighton Redler, Jason Forstrom and Heidi, Jeremy, Kelsi, Kylie and Hallie McDonald.