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“Was informed today (8/20) of your dad's passing. Very sorry for your loss. Never easy. ”
1 of 16 | Posted by: Carmen Burns - Friend

“Hi, I a, the daughter of Leo And Kathleen Hengtgen. My mom was Kathleen Isenhart and I am fairly certain she was tom's first cousin. I grew up...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Mary Jo Steinmann - Elgin, IL

“Jim. My deepest condolences in these times. Tom had a great spirit and life. Godspeed! ”
3 of 16 | Posted by: Gary Green - Glen ellyn, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Our dads made some great memories over the years. Love to All, ”
4 of 16 | Posted by: Warren & Cheryl Juist - Fulton, IL

“So sorry for your loss... thoughts and prayers are with all of you... ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Brenda Sheckler - Fulton, IL

“To my dear cousins, Mike, Peg & Jim and their families: Uncle Tommy was truly a unique individual with a great sense of humor and zest for life. ...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Theresa (Moore) Becker - Plymouth, MN

“So sorry for the loss of your Dad, Grandpa and greatvGrandpa. I have a lot of great memories at the Hand home! ”
7 of 16 | Posted by: Julie Boonstra - Fulton - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to Hand family just remember the good times you had with Tom. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Matt Frett - Clinton, IA - Friend

“My deepest sympathy. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Miriam Hadley - Babak - Fulton, IL

“Sorry for your loss, we have a lot of fond memories of our Dads spending time together! ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Paula and Dave Ensinger - Fulton, IL

“Hugs and prayers to all of you. ”
11 of 16 | Posted by: Cory & Diane Pidde - IL - Friend

“Mike & family,Our sympathy to you all.Sheila(Baker) & Don Franzen. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Sheila Franzen - Fulton, IL

“REST IN PEACE TOM. WE DID HAVE SOME GREAT SATURDAYS TOGETHER GOING TO AUCTIONS AND A FEW BRANDY'S. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: JERRY VAN ZUIDEN - FULTON, IL

“Deepest sympathy to the family. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Larry & Roberta Vanderploeg - IL

“Thoughts and prayers are with you all.Roger and Gail ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Roger and Gail Drolema - Albany, IL

“So very sorry! Sending our condolences with love, hugs, and prayers!Randy & Linda (Vegter) BoelkinsSun City West, AZ ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Boelkins - Sun City West, AZ


Thomas J. Hand
Thomas J. Hand, age 91, of Clinton, IA died Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center North in Clinton.
Thomas was born August 25, 1925 in Thomson, IL the son of Thomas and Helen (Sheridan) Hand. He served in the US Army and later married Margaret Enwright on December 31, 1949 in Fulton, IL. She preceded him in death in January of 1984. He married Barbara Vogel on March 15, 1989 in Fulton, IL. She preceded him in death on January 28, 2013. Thomas was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling for 33 years. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton, Knights of Columbus, the Fulton American Legion Post 402 and the Clinton Eagles Club. He was also a 70 year member of the Clinton Moose Lodge and a charter member of the Fulton VFW.
Survivors include one daughter, Peggy Hand of Prescott Valley, AZ; two sons, Mike (Karen) Hand of Albany, IL and James Hand of Fulton, IL; one sister, Rosalie Bellich of Clinton, IA; four grandchildren, Nick Hand, Katie Hand, Thomas Hand and Roane Hand; one great granddaughter, Madalynn Hansen; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by both of his wives; his parents; one daughter, Jean Hand; and one daughter-in-law, Maila Tollstam.
Visitation will be Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 4 – 7:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1601 16th Avenue in Fulton with the rosary being recited at 3:30 PM. Celebration of the Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulton with Reverend Matthew Camaioni officiating. Burial with military honors will be at Calvary Hill Cemetery in Fulton.
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church for Masses and the Sarah Harding home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.