The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

April 21, 2013

Thomas E. Applebee Sr.

The Joplin Globe

NEOSHO, Mo. — Thomas E. Applebee Sr., 83, left the physical confines of Mother Earth on April 13, 2013, at Joplin Rehabilitation Center after complications from falling and breaking his hip on March 30, 2013.

He was born Feb. 20, 1930, in Boone, Iowa to Harry and Violet (Seidell) Applebee. He lived in Neosho since 1968, retiring from the U.S. Army.

 Thomas is survived by four children, Shirley F. Krtek, Carthage and Larry J., Thomas E. Jr and Jerry M. Applebee, Neosho; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife,of 56 years, Hidegard Hermann; both parents; two sisters; and one brother.

The body was cremated and a private family service will be held.

Condolences may be mailed to his home address, 12876 Mulberry Rd., Neosho, or sent via email to