Thomas Lee Dosch, 77, of Frederick, SD, passed away Friday, September 2, 2022, at Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 AM, Monday, September 12, 2022, at Schriver’s Memorial Chapel with Father Michael Kapperman officiating. A time of fellowship and luncheon will follow the service at Schriver’s Memorial Fellowship Center.
Burial will be at Wayside Cemetery in Frederick, SD with Military Honors at 2:00 p.m. on Monday.
Schriver’s Memorial Mortuary and Crematory, 414 5th Avenue NW, Aberdeen, is in charge of arrangements. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook and also view the service at www.schriversmemorial.com.
Thomas Lee Dosch was born May 15, 1945, in Aberdeen, SD to Leo John and Lillian (Wagner) Dosch. He was raised in the Frederick area and graduated from Frederick High School. He then entered the United States Navy and was sent home with an early Honorable Discharge as his father passed away, and was needed on the family farm. Tom attended Northern State University in Aberdeen, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. He continued to farm part-time and taught high school biology in Gettysburg, SD. Tom also was a girls' basketball coach for several years. Later on, Tom taught biology at the Bismarck high school for a few years. He returned to the Frederick area and was a sales representative for various pharmaceutical companies.
Tom married Maria Yeager on September 30, 1989, in Aberdeen, SD. He continued as a pharmaceutical sales representative for veterinarian companies where he achieved many awards throughout the region. Tom retired in 2011 and continued farming raising sheep and traveling to many national shows.
Tom was a member of the American Legion and served on the Frederick Township Board. He enjoyed traveling especially his yearly trip to Ammon Jordan to see his daughter and grandchildren.
Grateful for having shared Tom's life are his wife Maria of Frederick, SD; daughter Erin (Jamal) Fannoun of Ammon Jordan; step-daughter Jody (Jeff) Morris of Britton, SD; step-sons: Brad (Halla)Miles of Watertown, SD and Joe (Bekah) Paulson of Ohio; one brother Al (Rosie)Dosch of Frederick, SD; 12 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Dan and David.