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Thomas Konke

Posted 2022-09-14 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Sep. 14, 2022 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Thomas Konke, 82, passed away on Sept. 8, 2022 at his home in Lake
Havasu City after a brief battle with cancer.

Tom was born on March 30, 1940 in Milwaukee. He graduated college from
Marquette University with a degree in dentistry. He served in the US Air
Force and then opened a dentist office in West Allis, Wisconsin where he
practiced dentistry for 30 years.

Tom eventually retired to Lake Havasu City 20 years ago with his wife
Sharon. The two of them recently celebrated their 60th wedding
anniversary on Sept. 1t.

Tom enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding on his John Deere tractor at
his farm in Missouri.

Tom is preceded in death by his parents Edward & Eleanor Konke. He is
survived by his wife Sharon Konke, sister Barbara Crawford (Donald) of
Lake Havasu City, son Mark Konke (Melissa) of Downing, Missouri, and son
Eric Konke (Julie) of Lake Havasu City. He has three grandchildren Laura
Konke (Henry) of Helenville, Wisconsin, Aaron Konke (Josie) of
Watertown, Wisconsin, and Autumn Konke (Jonas) of Lake Havasu City. He
also has four great-grandchildren Henry, Zachary, Levi, and Ryker.
Tom was truly a larger than life man and will be greatly missed by all
who knew him.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz Fraze Funeral Home.
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