Thomas Arthur “Tom” Landsgard, 54, of Elgin, Iowa died Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at Palmer Lutheran Health Center, West Union, Iowa. He was born on March 11, 1959, in Postville, Iowa, to Emery and Anna Mae (Mork) Landsgard. Tom graduated from Valley High School and continued his education at Wartburg College, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology.
Tom was an agricultural farmer with his family all of his life. He was intrigued with science and history, and enjoyed travel, reading, and the outdoors.
Tom is survived by many cousins.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation was Friday, October 11, 2013. from 5-7 p.m. at Marion Lutheran Church, Gunder, Iowa, and one hour before services at the church on Saturday.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Marion Lutheran Church with Rev. Marshall Hahn as the officiant. Interment followed at the Marion Lutheran Cemetery, Gunder, Iowa.
Memorials may be directed to Marion Lutheran Church or Clayton County Conservation in Tom’s honor.
Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Elgin, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.