Thomas Leo Schleimer

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Thomas Leo Schleimer was born August 25, 1960 in Ida Grove, Iowa to Leo Schleimer and Theresa Hirst (Schleimer). He attended Willow Community School. In 1979, Tom enlisted in the Army and was stationed at Fort Stewart, Georgia. After the Army, he moved back to Iowa and pursued various careers as a heavy machinery operator, truck driver, and welder.

He was preceded in death by his father, Leo Schleimer; loved one, Mary Cooper; and daughter, Chyann Cooper. He is survived by his daughter, Shayna Cooper, Madison, WI; his son, Quinn Schleimer, Sioux City, Iowa; his mother, Theresa Hirst, Washta, IA; sisters Kathy (Don Jr.) Joy, Cushing, IA; Leann (Gary) Boecker, Graettinger, IA; and Mary Biles, Fort Lupton, CO.; his stepchildren, Forest, Sierra, and Meadow.

An organ donor, Tom will be laid to rest at Sunset View Cemetery in Washta on Saturday, August 29 at 11 am. There will be a celebration of life at Silver Sioux Park in Quimby following at 2 pm. Please bring your own chair and beverage.