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THOMAS JOHN CLEVELAND
Thomas John Cleveland, 74, passed away on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 1 p.m. Friday, March 18, at First Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids. Private burial at a later date. Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services of Cedar Rapids is caring for Tom and his family.
Survivors include his wife, Kris; children, Heather (David) DiStefano, Brennan (Renata) Cleveland and Kyle (Amanda) Cleveland; grandchildren, Emma, Dara, David II, Dana and Alaric; siblings, Mike (Sally) Cleveland, Pat (Barb) Cleveland, Peggy (Steve) VandeHey, Terri (Ardan) Bolland and Suzanne (Jack) Klein; his in-laws, Ken (Bobbie) Peterson, Ron (Vicki) Peterson, Bernie Peterson, Tim (Anne) Peterson and Brian (Sheri) Peterson; and many nieces and nephews.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents; and in-laws, Ken and Mona Peterson.
Friends and extended family that are unable to attend are invited to watch the service via livestream. Please find his extended obituary, the livestream link on Tom's Tribute Wall, and share your support and memories with his family at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages memorials to First Lutheran Church, Indian Creek Nature Center, or Boy Scouts of America Hawkeye Area Council. In the spirit of Tom's generosity, he was a donor with the Iowa Donor Network.