Thomas Aquinas Mindrup was born in Norton county Kansas 09/27/1943.
He graduated from New Almelo grade school, Leoville High School and served in the United States Army. Additionally, he graduated from Kansas State University, Manhattan with an Electrical Engineering degree and retired from Westar Energy. He remained active with Corpus Christi Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He is preceded in death by his father, Lawrence E. Mindrup; and mother, Florence C. (Lindblade) Mindrup; two sisters, Barbara and Joyce; one brother, Edward; nephew, David Mindrup; brother-in-laws, Art Dougherty, Larry Honeycutt and David Pestinger.
Survivors include his son, Timothy Mindrup of Phoenix, AZ; brothers, Charles Mindrup of Colorado Springs, CO, Frank Mindrup and wife (Maureen) of Hays, KS; sisters, Bernadine Dougherty of Tucson, AZ, Donna Honeycutt of Firestone, CO, Doris Pestinger and husband (Russell Anspaugh) Salina, KS, Kathleen Jackson and husband (Travis) Salina, KS, Patricia Mindrup and husband (Jim Kapeller) of Aguila, AZ.
TA enjoyed his work at Westar Energy, his sense of humor in keeping in touch with his brothers and sisters and family. He enjoyed keeping the family history and genealogy research.
Public visitation will be Friday morning from 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. with the Mass of Christian burial at 11:00 a.m. July 5th at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway, Lawrence, KS. Burial will be Saturday July 6th at St Joseph’s Cemetery, New Almelo, KS at 9:00 a.m.