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Thomas "Tom" Zachmeier

January 19, 1946 — May 3, 2022

Thomas “Tom” Zachmeier, 76, of Mandan, passed away May 3, 2022, at his home with family around him.

Tom was born on January 19, 1946, at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck to Harry and Katherine (Jiran) Zachmeier. He attended Mandan High School.

In 1965, Tom enlisted in the Army National Guard and served for 6 years.  Returning home, he worked as a water well driller and manufacturer for 40 years, owning Zachmeier Well Drilling.

On July 6, 1968, Tom married the love of his life, Colleen Peake, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Mandan. They made their home along the Missouri River, north of Mandan, where they raised three wonderful children, Jerry, Sheri, and Brandee.

He belonged to several organizations including the Legion Club, Water Well Association, and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Tom is survived by his wife of 53 years, Colleen; children, Jerry (Amy) Zachmeier, Sheri Zachmeier, and Brandee (Shane) Gramling; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and siblings, Wally (Lyla) Zachmeier, Loretta (Tom) Landeis, and Leo (Jodene) Zachmeier.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Bill, Ed, Albert, Jim, and Louie; and one sister, Harriet McFerran.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Monday, May 9, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Buehler-Larson Funeral Home

1701 Sunset Dr, Mandan, ND 58554

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Vigil Service

Monday, May 9, 2022

Starts at 7:00pm (Central time)

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Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Starts at 10:30am (Central time)

St. Joseph Catholic Church

108 3rd St NE, Mandan, ND 58554

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