Bernard Thomas “Tom” Koob

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Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019 4:03 pm

Bernard Thomas “Tom” Koob, 59, of Dakota Dunes, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 at a local hospital.

Funeral Services were at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 7 at Riverside Lutheran Church. Visitation was Sunday, Jan. 6 from 4-8 p.m. with the Prayer Service at 7 p.m.

Mr. Koob was born Dec. 30, 1959 in Hawarden, IA to Bernard L. and Donna (Marienau) Koob. He received his education at West Sioux High School in Hawarden. He moved to Sioux City, residing in the Riv-R-Land Estates, SD for the past 30 years. He worked for IBP in the late 1970’s before joining L&L Builders. He then became a construction manager at HCI Construction in 2001, where he was currently employed.

Mr. Koob held various positions on Riverside Lutheran Church boards throughout the years, and was a member of the Elks Lodge. He coached Little League while his son played ball. He enjoyed golfing, but his main hobby was boating and living on the river. His family was the most important element in his life. Mr. Koob loved spending time with his grandchildren and with his many friends.

Mr. Koob is survived by his wife, Rebecca; four children, Erica (Brent) Nelson, Aaron Koob, Ashten Short and Logan (Liz) Short; five grandchildren, Sydney, McKenley, Sam, Addie and Charlotte; two sisters, Pat (Ward) Peterson and Vicki (Alvin) Korus; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, numerous uncles and aunts and his beloved dog Snoop.

Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www.