Our prayers go out to Tom's family. I had shot quite a lot with Tom over the years & been to his house for supper several times. Even had a "cold" one or two with Tom. We'll miss you!
Wayne Downham / Camden, IN
Thomas E. Mundell, 74, Silver Lake, Indiana and formerly of Tipton, died at 4:50 p.m. Saturday, January 1, 2011 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. He was born September 28, 1936 in Tipton to Henry J. & Margaret J. (Phifer) Mundell. On June 7, 1959 he married Beth Achenbach and she survives.
He retired from General Motors in Kokomo. Tom was a member of U.A.W. 292, American Trapshooter Association and the Indiana Trapshooters Hall of Fame. He loved to fish and loved IU basketball and NASCAR.
Survivors besides his wife Beth include two daughters, Christina Elston and husband Darrell and Stacie Shaffer and husband Jim, all of Tipton; six grandchildren, Lindsay Timm and husband Zach, Bryan Elston, Derek Elston, Aubree Elston, Jordan Shaffer and Whitney Shaffer. He will also be missed by his two little canine companions, Kaylee and Bella.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph Mundell and William Mundell, and one sister, Janet Smedley.
Tom's funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 6 at Young-Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Melissa Grishaw presiding. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Caregiver Companion, 228 N. Main Street, Suite B, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.