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Tom Caufield

July 3, 1965 April 12, 2018
Tom Caufield
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Obituary for Tom Caufield

Tom Caufield, 52, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 12th at home surrounded by family and friends following a long battle with lymphoma cancer.

To celebrate Tom’s life family and friends are welcome to a gathering on Tuesday, April 17th from 5 to 7 PM at The Kirkwood Room, 515 Kirkwood Avenue, Iowa City. In lieu of flowers please donate to the charity of your choice.

Tom was born July 3, 1965 in Nuremberg, West Germany, the son of Thomas Patrick and Dorrit (Cornell) Caufield.

Tom was raised in Vilonia, Arkansas. He graduated from Enola High School and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Arkansas. He moved to Iowa City in August, 1994.
Tom was passionate about life, books, cinema, music, food, wine, and friends. He was employed at New Pioneer where he oversaw the wine department for twenty years.
He was a member of the Vilonia United Methodist Church.

Tom is survived by his mother, Dorrit and his sister, Ami (Kevin) Bartley, both of Vilonia, AR; His niece, Katherine (Colten) McSpadden of Batesville, AR and nephew, Neal (Tori) Bartley of Rose Bud, AR; his aunts, Audry Huenefeldt of Raytown, MO and Betty Sue Goth of Montrose, MO; numerous cousins and friends.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to Tom’s friends and the doctors, nurses, and staff at UIHC and Iowa City Hospice for their compassionate care.
He was preceded in death by his father.

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5:00 PM 4/17/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/17/2018 7:00:00 PM
The Kirkwood Room at Governor's Ridge

515 Kirkwood Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

The Kirkwood Room at Governor's Ridge
515 Kirkwood Avenue Iowa City 52240 IA
United States

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