OBITUARY: Thomas Vernon Trower

Thomas Vernon Trower, 92, passed away Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 1, at Downing & Lahey West Mortuary. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at First Christian Church of Sedgwick, 514 N. Franklin Ave., Sedgwick.

Thomas dedicated 40 years of service to KAW Transport. He was an avid woodworker and a “Jack of All Trades.”

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gretten and Grace Trower; first wife, Aldean Trower; son, Marc Trower; stepson, Jerry Pulaski; three sisters and one brother.

Survivors include wife, Jorena; daughters, Diane Hill of Ellinwood, Brenda Baconrind of El Dorado and Shari (Kirt) Winter of San Diego, Calif.; son, Don (Ellie) Trower of Wichita; daughter-in-law, Nancy Trower; stepson, Jeff Pulaski; 20 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and many relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established with Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice, 313 S. Market, Wichita, Kan., 67202.

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