Obituary photo of Thomas Wunder, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Thomas "Tom" Wunder

1947 - 2011
Obituary photo of Thomas Wunder, Topeka-KS
In Loving Memory of

Thomas "Tom" Wunder

1947 - 2011

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Graveside Service:
Graveside Service Friday, May 27, 2011 12:00 PM
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery
Interment:
Graveside Service Friday, May 27, 2011 12:00 PM
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery
Topeka, Kansas
Thomas E. “Tom” Wunder, 64, of Topeka, passed away, Saturday, May 21, 2011.
Tom was born April 16, 1947 in Topeka, Ks the son of Leo Wunder and Edna Mae Taylor. He was raised by his mother and step father Kenny Taylor.
He was a graduate of Shawnee Heights High School. Tom served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Chevalier during Vietnam.
He worked 33 years at Del Monte Foods currently as the warehouse coordinator.
For over 25 years Tom was very well known through out the Midwest as a successful dirt track race car driver. “Thunderin’ Tom” in the #15 had over 200 feature wins and eight championships.
Tom was married to Jo Ann Waters. She survives at the home. Other survivors include, his children, Shelly Wunder, Chad (Amie) Wunder, Danielle (Jason) Owens; his siblings, Judy (Steve) Solomon, Deb (Jack) Newlee, Laurie (Mike) Reed and Mike Taylor; his grandchildren, Jordan, Jonna, Makayla, Jace, Andrea and Jarin; five nieces, two nephews and 13 great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Leo Wunder and his parents Kenny and Edna Taylor.
Tom will lie in state after 2:00 p.m. Thursday at the Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel where the family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. that evening. A graveside ceremony with full military honors will be held Noon, Friday at the Penwell Gabel Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Let’s Help and left in care of the funeral home.


Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Visitation:
Thursday, May 26, 2011 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Penwell-Gabel - Mid-Town Chapel
1321 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS  66604
785-354-8558
Graveside Service:
Graveside Service Friday, May 27, 2011 12:00 PM
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery
Interment:
Graveside Service Friday, May 27, 2011 12:00 PM
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery
Penwell-Gabel Cemetery
Topeka, Kansas

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