July 3, 1954 – January 27, 2013
Thomas K. Houge, Sr., 58, passed away January 27, 2013 at home surrounded by his family after a long battle with heart disease. Visitation will be 5-8pm, Wednesday, January 30 at Iles Funeral Homes – Grandview Park Chapel. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Tom was born July 3, 1954 in Des Moines the son of Thomas W. and Alice M. Houge. Tom worked at DeeZee Manufacturing for 13 years. Tom was an avid camper and fisherman. He also loved to play video golf with his brother, Mike and friends, barbequing, using the smoker and enjoyed listening to all types of music. Tom loved his children and grandchildren.
Tom is survived by his wife of 25 years, Marcella; sons, Bert Houge (Angie) and Tom Houge, Jr. (Wendy); daughter, Julena Keddie (Buddy); 11 grandchildren, Jennifer, Merissa, Matt, Teion, Taylor, Annie, Rili, Nickolas, Tatum, Adellena and Thomas; two brothers, Mike Moreland (Judy) and Kirk Mosier; two sisters, Nissa O’Brien (Mike) and Beth Regas; his beloved dog, Blondie Sue and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Sherry Weiland.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to his family.
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