Obituary-Thomas “Tom” D. Bieker

Thomas “Tom” D. Bieker, age 58, passed away on Friday, September 16, 2022 at the Cloud County Health Center, Concordia, KS.  He was born on September 6, 1964 in Concordia, KS to Julius O. & Marie M. (Forgue) Bieker.

Tom graduated from Concordia High School in 1983.  Tom wrestled and won several tournaments and placed 4th at State.  He still holds the records for most reversals in a season (44) & career (86).  After high school, Tom attended Vo-Tech for auto body repair.

Tom worked for CE, Smith Trenching & later enjoyed his time volunteering for the Catholic Thrift Store.  Tom loved to fish, do jigsaw puzzles and was an avid music listener, especially classic rock.  He also enjoyed painting and collecting dragon figurines and just ‘tinkering’ on things.

Tom is survived by his companion, Crystal Wilson, Concordia; son, Trenton Bieker, Hope, KS; brothers, Lawrence (Cathy), Pittsburg, KS, Richard (Diane), James, Anthony (Mary), all of Concordia, KS & Dale, Benton, AR; sisters, Elizabeth Deneke (Mike), Amarillo, TX, Margaret “Peggy” Colgrove (Dwight), Washington, KS & Kathleen Schmidt (Russ), Concordia; grandchildren, Chelsea, Allie & Theodore Bieker & sister in law, Janice Henshaw, Concordia.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Theodore & Bernard Bieker; sisters in law, Cathy (Cook) Bieker and Kim (Willoughby) Bieker.

The family selected cremation and a memorial service will be held 10:30 am, Friday, September 30, 2022 at Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, KS.  A rosary will be held at 10:00 am, Friday, September 30, 2022 at the funeral home.   Burial of the cremains will follow the services at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Aurora, KS. Friends may sign the register book from 9 am to 5 pm, Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made payable to the funeral home to assist with expenses.   For online condolences please visit

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