Thomas Martin Reardon


Thomas Martin Reardon

Death 2004 (aged 89–90)
Burial Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA
Plot Section Memorial Pkwy Columbarium 1 Niche # 52
Memorial ID 134893379 View Source


Thomas Martin Reardon was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on May 1, 1914, to Abbie and B. Scott Reardon. He attended Washington High School and the University of Notre Dame. On June 22, 1940, Tom married Mary Jane Heinsheimer at St. Joseph’s Cathedral. They resided in Sioux Falls always. Tom served in the US Navy, South Pacific, from 1943 - 1945.
Following college, Tom joined his father’s company, The Dakota Iron Store, where he worked for many years in partnership with his brother, Scott. In 1959, Tom and Scott founded Western Bank. In 1964, Tom assumed the leadership of Western Bank, whose staff became his second family.

Service to the community of Sioux Falls was always a priority with Tom. Over the years, he served the Sioux Falls United Way, Chamber of Commerce, Traffic Bureau, Mail User’s Council, Park Board, Downtown Development Committee, and the Sioux Falls Development Committee of EROS. He was a lifelong member of Rotary, the YMCA and St. Mary’s Parish.

Tom was honored to serve on the Federal Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Board in 1971. He was a director of the American Banker’s Association Marketing/Savings Division. He was a director of the Upper Midwest Research and Development Council in Minneapolis in 1974. Tom was a Republican Primary Candidate of the U.S. Senate in 1972.

Tom was preceded in death by two siblings, Anne and B. Scott Reardon.

Tom’s family thanks you for your support and presence today. An invitation is extended to join them for lunch at Minnehaha Country Club following the service.

Scripture Service 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 13, 2004 Miller Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 a.m. Saturday, August 14, 2004 St. Mary Church, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Funeral Service Wood Lawn Record: 08-15-2004

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