CUSHING — Thomas Ray Ware, 50, of Cushing died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at home. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Peters Funeral Home in St. Paul. The Rev. Thomas Hyde will officiate. There will be no visitation. Mr. Ware was cremated. Mr. Ware was born on Oct. 7, 1956, at Three Rivers, Mich., to Harry and Freda (Hawn) Ware. Survivors of the immediate family include his wife, Mary Lou Ware of Cushing; a daughter, Amy Ware of Cushing; a son and his fiancée, Tommy Ware Jr. andChrista Kershner of Three Rivers, Mich.; his parents of Constantine, Mich.; and two brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Deb Ware and Terry and Peggy Ware, all of Constantine. He is also survived by his parents-in-law, Larry and Gloria Prowett of Cushing; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dawn Berst of Cushing, Larry and Janet Prowett of Cushing, Cindy Flores of Grand Island and A.J. Prowett of Cushing; and several nieces and nephews. Tom grew up in Constantine, Mich. He was united in marriage to Mary Lou Prowett on June 9, 1979, at Three Rivers, Mich. The couple moved to Cushing in 2004. Tom worked for many years as a truck driver and most recently for S.E. Smith & Sons Lumber in St. Paul. He loved teasing his family, hunting, fishing and spending time raising animals. He was preceded in death by his grandparents. Memorials are suggested to the family.
Source: Grand Island Independent, The (NE) – Friday, May 4, 2007