Thomas “Tom” Kappeler, 78, of Turlock, was born in San Francisco to William and Rose Kappeler. He died at home on Monday.
After Tom’s graduation from High School, he joined the U. S. Navy. He married the former Rosemary Siragusa. He worked 17 years for Turlock Memorial Park until his retirement in 1997.
He’s survived by his wife, Rosemary Kappeler, one daughter, Tami (Eric) and three grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister.
Visitation will be held Thursday (1/30) from 1 to 7 p.m. at Turlock Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at the same location on Friday (1/31) at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Covenant Care Hospice, 1560 Fulkerth Rd, Turlock, CA 95380