Thomas R. Rietman

Thomas R. Rietman

Tom died peacefully at his home in Lakewood, CO on June 20th.
A memorial service was held in Lakewood. Graveside services will be held on July 7th at 2 p.m. in Snake River Cemetery, 9050 180th Ave., Becker, MN.
Tom was born in St. Cloud, MN to Kenneth and Clara (Nelson) Rietman. After some years of living in California and New Mexico, the family settled in Elk River where Tom graduated from high school.
Tom graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder with a degree in electrical engineering and then got his masters degree from the University of Minnesota.
Tom served in the ARMY during the Vietnam era.
Tom married Mary Kim Buckley in Portland, Ore. on June 1977. They later moved to Colorado where he worked for a power company. Tom and Mary Kim enjoyed their pet cats and traveling. Tom collected and repaired old radios.
Mary Kim passed away in 2007, and is buried in Kansas. Tom married Rosa Carrasco in 2011 and she cared for him until he died.
Tom is survived by Rosa; two sisters Joan (Duane) Mordal and Norma (Wally) Anderson; special cousin Kathy Hagen; brother-in-law David (Glennie) Buckley and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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