Obituaries: Thomas D. Olmstead

OTTUMWA-Thomas D. Olmstead, 49, of Ottumwa, died at 4:49 p.m. March 23, 2020 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

He was born June 10, 1970 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to Bill and DeAnne Howard Olmstead.

Tom had worked for Job Corps, was a truck driver, worked for Quincy Place Mall, and for Heckart & Sons.

Growing up, he attended the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He enjoyed fishing, working in the garage with his son and was very inventive.

Surviving is his life-partner, Brenda Hutchinson; their son, Phillip Olmstead of Ottumwa; siblings, James Pruett of Winter Haven, FL, Gary Pruett of Rome, GA and Pattyjo Grewing of Mildred, KS.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Sharon Pruett and brother, Robert Olmstead.

His body has been cremated. No services are planned at this time.

Reece Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.