|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1923|
St. Louis City
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 1988|
Thomas remarried to Virginia Howerton on August 21, 1971 after his first wife, Josephine (Kulp) Gilman, was killed in 1967 in an explosion at her workplace at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant.
The Hawk Eye, page 8A, January 15, 1988; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa:
Thomas E. Gilman Sr., 64, of 421 34th Place, Fort Madison, died 7 p.m. Thursday, January 14, 1988, at Fort Madison Community Hospital.
Born March 22, 1923, in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of Thomas and Ann Wareheim Kalina. He married Virginia Howerton August 21, 1971.
He was employed by the W. A. Sheaffer Pen Company, Fort Madison, retiring after 38 years of service. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean conflict.
Surviving are his wife; four sons, Thomas E. Gilman Jr. and Keith Gilman, both of Fort Madison, Steve Gilman, Denmark, and Dan Gilman, St. Louis, Missouri; one daughter, Pat Calhoun, West Burlington; one stepson, Frank Leininger, Fort Madison; one stepdaughter, Linda Walter, Burlington; three sisters, Mrs. Alice Hewett and Mrs. Loraine Carter, both of Fort Madison, and Mrs. Peggy Smith, Bloomington, Illinois; 18 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be after noon Sunday with the family receiving friends from 7 to 8 p.m. at the King-Lynk Funeral Home, Fort Madison.
The service for Mr. Gilman will be 11 a.m. Monday at the King-Lynk Funeral Home, Fort Madison, with the Reverend Wayne Bartruff officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for the Iowa Lung Association.
Virginia L Howerton Gilman (1928 - 2000)*
Josephine Kulp Gilman (1927 - 1967)*
Created by: DW Brumm
Record added: Nov 13, 2012
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