J. Thomas “Tom” Lalley

J. Thomas “Tom” Lalley

September 5, 1935 – October 17, 2018

Preceded in death by parents, Rex and Irene.  Survived by wife, Janet Lalley; children: Kathy Dewell (Kent), Michelle Lalley Blake, Angela Schnebel (Michael), Theresa Lalley (Deron Breemes), Karen Lalley, and Steve Lalley (Diana); grandchildren: Mitchell (Kristina), Martha, Christian, Callan, Tiernan, Tara, Ryan, Sarah, and Allison; great-granddaughter, Hazel; sister, Mary Ellen Coombs; brother, Rex P. Lalley; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 21st from 1pm to 3pm at the West Center Chapel.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Monday, October 22nd at 10:30am, Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, 3405 S. 118th St.  Interment: Tuesday, Oct. 23rd at 11am, Omaha National Cemetery.  Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association.



  • Bo Posted October 18, 2018 7:00 am

    My sincere condolences to the Lalley family. May your fond memories bring warmth and joy to your heart. May God’s word give you inner peace, comfort and strength to cope in the days ahead. 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4.

  • Mary Ellen coombs Posted October 18, 2018 11:37 am

    So sorry that I cannot be there with all of you
    know that my thoughts and prayers are there. Tommy will always be in my heart.God go with you my dear Brother.

  • Mary Ellen Coombs Posted October 18, 2018 11:52 am

    Know that my thought and prayers are there So sorry I cannot be there for my dear Brother Tom God be with you All.

  • Dee Dee Dewell Posted October 18, 2018 2:03 pm

    My most sincere sympathy, compassion and prayers to all the family. Tom’s earthly presence and faithful service to God, family, friends and country has ended, but he remains forever alive in the heavenly presence of the Lord, his light shining brightly on all those he loves. Peace and comfort to you!

  • Carol Barnett Nesbitt Posted October 19, 2018 12:04 pm

    My deepest sympathies to the Lalley family. When I was getting started in my office here over two decades ago, Tom was so helpful with tips on Development, fundraising, etc. I have always appreciated his kindness and advice. Tom and all of you will be in our prayers!

    Carol Barnett Nesbitt, Alumni Director for Cathedral and O’Gorman High Schools

  • Steve and Judy Dewell Posted October 20, 2018 7:08 am

    Our prayers and sympathy to all of you. We will prayer that our compassionate Father”s Divine Mercy will bring Tom to the eternal Kingdom where there is no more pain or suffering; only peace and joy in he arms of a loving Father.

  • Mary Ann Costanzo Posted May 3, 2020 9:30 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.

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