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Glenn 'Tom' Wyatt

Glenn ‘Tom’ Wyatt, age 84, of Aurora, passed away Friday, October 21, 2016, at Memorial Community Care.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, October 27th at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aurora. Fr. Dhan Raj Marneni and Fr. Mark Maresh will officiate. Interment will be in the Aurora Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 P.M. Wednesday at Higby-McQuiston Mortuary. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family through the mortuary website at www.higbymortuary.com.


Glenn ‘Tom’ Wyatt, the son of Kiah and Margaret (Johnson) Wyatt, was born in Minden, Nebraska on February 16, 1932 and died in Aurora, Nebraska on October 21, 2016, at the age of 84.

He grew up in Minden and graduated from Delia High School.

Tom was married to Mavis Jean Taylor on February 17, 1951 at Topeka, Kansas. They lived in Delia, Kansas, where he worked for Good Year. In 1974 they moved to Aurora, where he worked at IAMS until he retired. In 1995, they moved to Henderson, North Carolina for two years. Upon returning to Aurora in 1997, Tom worked for Aurora Public Schools, City of Aurora Parks Department and working harvest for Mike Hawthorne. Mavis passed away on December 26, 2010.

Tom enjoyed farming, visiting, coffee at Casey’s, car racing, rodeos, his dog Bo and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; two great-grandsons; son-in-law, Larry McKinnon and four brothers, Bob, Jerry, Larry and Harley Wyatt.

Those left to cherish his memory are his four children, Debra McKinnon of Aurora, Tom (Paula) Wyatt of Grand Island, Chris Wyatt of Obion, Tennessee and Michelle Perry & Dan Vanboening of Blue Hill; 7 grandchildren, Earl (Adriana) McKinnon of Martinez, California, Mark McKinnon of Dallas, Georgia , Sara McKinnon of Bradshaw, Tera Wyatt of Aurora, Brock (Jenny) Wyatt of Waverly, Tyler Perry of Aurora and Whitney Perry of Lincoln; 11 great-grandchildren, two sisters, Dorothy (Jim) Paul of California and Hazel Eastman of Colorado and many other family members and friends.

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