TAMA - Gary Lee Opheim, 57, of Tama, went home to our Lord Sunday, May 5, 2013. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, May 9 at 10:30 a.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama with Pastor Kalen Barkholtz officiating. Private Interment will be held at a future date at Maple Grove Cemetery in rural Tama. Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Kruse-Phillips Funeral Home in Tama.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy of Tama; three children, Vicki (Rich) Riha, Holly (Trever) Backen all of Tama, and Jason Opheim of Altoona; his mother, Nancy Opheim of Sergeant Bluff; five grandchildren; three brothers, Tom (Roni) Opheim, of Milford, Steve (Becky) Opheim, of Henderson, Nev., and Mark (Katie) Opheim, of Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Karen Lewis, of Tama, and Angie (Kirk) Baird, of Sergeant Bluff; many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
A memorial fund has been established.