Thomas F. Kean “Tom”

Thomas F. Kean “Tom”


September 16, 1935 – July 24, 2018

Age 82

Tom was born in Sabetha, KS and grew up in Dawson, NE. He was a newspaper man for many years and also worked in real estate at Richter Real Estate & NP Dodge.

Preceded in death by parents Thomas & Ilene, brother Gerald Kean, sisters Elaine Arington & Bernice  Walston, brother-in-law Lawrence Petrashek.

Survived by wife  of 60 years Joan; children Brian Kean (Christine), Terry Kean ( Taryn) , Cathy Hula (Paul); grandchildren Brian, Jennifer, Johnny & Ann Hula, Michael, Patrick, Mary, Stephen, Sean, & Bridget Kean; sister Kathleen Petrashek, brother Larry Kean (Tommie); nieces & nephews & other loving relatives.

Visitation Friday July 27 from 5-7 pm with Vigil at 7 , Bellevue Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service Saturday, July 28 at 10am , St. Peter Catholic Church 26 & Leavenworth

Interment: Omaha National Cemetery, Tuesday July 31, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. with Military Honors provided by American Legion Post 331.

For memorials the family prefers masses.


  • mike arington Posted July 26, 2018 1:08 pm

    NEVER ENOUGH TO BE SAID FAMILY WAS ALWAYS FIRST AND GOD MY MOM WAS SICK HE WAS THERE MUCH LIKE HIS OTHER BROTHERS always putting needs of others and family will be missed dearly.

  • rosie Sobaski Wessinger Posted July 27, 2018 12:34 am

    Prayers and hugs , love Rosie

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