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Thomas C. Hutchcroft

March 11, 1951 ~ September 10, 2016 (age 65)

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September 18, 2016

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Family Receive Friends
September 18, 2016

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prugh~Thielen Funeral Home
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Memorial Service
September 19, 2016

11:00 AM
Mediapolis United Methodist Church
601 N. Street
Mediapolis, IA 52637

Dr. Thomas C. Hutchcroft, 65, of Keokuk, died at 2:20 PM Saturday, September 10, 2016, at The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City.

Born March 11, 1951, in Burlington, he was the son of Charles and Betty Gabeline Hutchcroft. On November 11, 2011, he married Maureen McLaughlin in Messiah Lutheran Church in Burlington.

Thomas was a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine for 40 years and a partner with Krichel Animal Hospital in Keokuk.

He graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1976.

He was a member of SS John and Paul Catholic Church. He was a board member for the Lee County Conservation Foundation, Lee County Red Cross, Midwest Small Animal Association and a member of the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association and Southeast Iowa Veterinary Medical Association. In college, he was a member of Kappa Sigma honor fraternity. Thomas loved spending time at "The Cabin" in Mediapolis. He also enjoyed playing volleyball, traveling, national parks, and hiking.

Survivors include his wife, Maureen; his four-legged fur baby, Indy; his father, Charles; one brother, Tim (Deb) Hutchcroft of Mediapolis; one sister, Lynn (Bill) Carlson of Burlington; four stepchildren, Sarah (Travis) Turnbull of Pella, Faye Damanti of Nashville, TN, Rachel (Nick - fiancé) Fosdick of Milan, IL and Michael Francis (Kendra) Fosdick of Sperry; three step-grandchildren; and six nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, grandparents and one sister, Ellen.

Visitation will be from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Prugh-Thielen Funeral Home.

The memorial service for Dr. Hutchcroft will be 11:00 AM Monday, September 19, 2016, at Mediapolis United Methodist Church with Pastor Bruce Smith officiating.   A time of food and fellowship will be held at Mediapolis United Methodist Church following the service.  Burial will be at a later date.

Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.  

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established for PAWS, Keokuk Humane Society and Friends of Keokuk Animal Services (FOKAS).

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