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.