Thomas "Tom" Dale Tenbrink, 67, of Topeka, passed away on May 3, 2021.
He was born on November 18, 1953 to Fred and Lola (Holenbeck) Tenbrink in Topeka, KS.
Tom graduated from Topeka High School in 1971. After graduating he worked for MW Watson Construction. In 1978 he started at Ben Schreiner Construction, where he retired after 39 years.
On February 23, 1974 Tom married Joyce Schreiner in Topeka. Together they had three children.
Tom enjoyed fishing, hunting, raising cattle, camping, and being the life of the party. In his later years he enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren. He did not know a stranger and was always known for his bright smile that was truly heartfelt, his blue eyes, and his heart of gold.
Tom is survived by his loving Wife of 47 years, Joyce, Daughters, Kirsten (Troy) Roberts and Kelli Esser; Son, Ryan (Jana) Tenbrink; Siblings, Jerry (Beryl) Tenbrink, Mike (Laurie) Tenbrink, and Cindy Tenbrink; Grandchildren, Emma Esser, Ben Roberts, Ava Esser, Ella Roberts, Jack Esser, Lauren Tenbrink, Annie Tenbrink, Cara Tenbrink, and Liam Gockel; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by both of his parents.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 6, 2021, 5:00 -8:00 pm at Parker Price Funeral Home at 245 NW Independence Ave, Topeka, KS, 66608.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021, 10:00 am at Parker Price Funeral Home.
Graveside interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Topeka.
Memorial contribution are suggested to the:
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's
P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, Maryland 21741-5014
Forever Team Blake Foundation- Pediatric Cancer
4948 SE Croco Road, Berryton, KS 66409.