Yarmel E. “Tom” Troupe
May 25, 1928 – December 15, 2020
Yarmel E. “Tom” Troupe passed away peacefully on December 15, 2020, at the age of 92. He was born on May 25, 1928, in David City, NE. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lorraine; sons David, Douglas (Sherri), Robert (Robin) and daughter, Kristi Nolde (Kirt); grandchildren, Katherine Reid (Tyler), Lauren Funke (Zach), Nate Nolde and sister, Eireen Ryback and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Anna Troupe and grandson, Paul Troupe.
He graduated from David City High School in 1945. Upon graduation, he accepted a position with the FBI in Washington, D.C. In 1950, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served in the Regimental Personnel offices in Japan and Korea during the Korean War. After the war, he returned to David City and was employed by First National Bank and in 1953, he moved to Omaha and was employed by Omaha National Bank (US Bank) for 35 years, retiring in 1989. He enjoyed golf, bowling, playing bridge, watching Husker football and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the St. Roberts Council of the Knights of Columbus.
Family will receive friends following CDC guidelines Friday, December 18, from 6:15 p.m.-7:30 p.m., at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church (11802 Pacific St.) with a VIGIL SERVICE at 7:30 p.m. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Saturday, December 19, at 11 a.m., at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church. Interment: Resurrection Cemetery at 2424 S 78TH St. Omaha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Tom’s name may be directed to: Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, P.O. Box 221147, Lincoln, NE., or St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 580 “I” St., David City, NE. 68632. To view live broadcasts of the Vigil Service, Mass, and Graveside Service, go to www.heafeiyheafey.com and click the “View Live Services” button on the home page.