Thomas Jacob Oetken, Sr., 72 of Glenwood, Iowa entered into rest at his home in Glenwood on March 3, 2018. He was born on March 31, 1945 in Cook, Nebraska to Roy William Oetken and Leora Kathleen (Ruhga) Oetken-Davis. Tom was united in marriage to Frances Ann Severn on December 28, 1963 in Auburn, Nebraska. Their marriage was blessed with two children, Thomas Jacob Oetken, Jr. and Patricia Ann Oetken.
Tom owned and operated his own body shop in Glenwood for many years.
Preceding Tom in passing were his parents, granddaughter, Kayla Schoening and brother, Robert Oetken. Survivors include his wife, Frances Oetken of Glenwood, Iowa; children, Thomas Jacob Oetken, Jr. and wife Marliss of Lincoln, Nebraska; Patricia Ann and husband Mike Schoening of Glenwood, Iowa; grandchildren, Ryan Spelts, Taner Schoening, Taylor and wife Marisa Schoening, Tayten Schoening and Kiersten Schoening; sister, Lynda Ferguson of Nebraska City, Nebraska; extended relatives and friends.
Per his request there will be no service or visitation.