Thomas Walter Menser
|Posted 2018-03-20 by Judy Wight Branson|
|The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona|
Tuesday, March 13, 2016, page 5a
Thomas Walter Menser, 76, born April 16, 1941, in Long Beach,
California, died March 8, 2018, in Prescott, Arizona.
Affordable Burial & Cremation, LLC of Prescott Valley, Arizona,
The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Sunday March 18, 2018, page 8a
Thomas Walter Menser, at the age of 76 died on March 8, 2018, at the
VA hospice in Prescott, Arizona. Tom is survived by Monika, his wife
of 34 years; daughter, Michelle; son, Jason; brothers, Larry and
James; and sister, Cathy. He will also be missed by daughter-in-law,
Crystal; sister-in-law, Patricia; and brother-in-law, Scott; five
grandchildren, Max, Cassidy, Savannah, Tyler and Travis; and
numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Tom was born on April 16, 1941, in Long Beach, California. He was
preceded in death by his parents, Hans and Katherine Menser and
sister-in-law Chantal Menser.
He graduated from the University of Southern California School of
Architecture. After graduating from USC, Tom heard his country call
and volunteered to attend the U.S. Army Engineer Officer Candidate
School (OCS) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Graduating top of his class,
2 LT Menser soon found himself in Vietnam during one of the most
turbulent years of that conflict 1967-68, and was awarded the Bronze
Star medal for his service. After a very successful practice in Long
Beach, Downey and Huntington Beach, California, Tom moved to
Prescott, Arizona, in 1993 and worked as an architect and general
contractor. He served on the Planning & Zoning Commission in
Prescott for 19 years and also served on various other boards for
Tom was a loving husband and father. He loved the outdoors, camping,
fly fishing and golf. His activities were shared by family and
friends who will cherish wonderful memories of times shared. A
celebration of life will be held on April 15, 2018, from 1-5 p.m.,
at the Holiday Courtyard, 154 S. Montezuma St. Please RSVP to:
The family requests in lieu of flowers donations are requested to be
made to the Yavapai Humane Society and or VA Hospice in Prescott.
Affordable Burials & Cremation handled all arrangements.
Information provided by survivors.
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