Thomas Michael Kuper, 53, of Holden, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 29 at home.
Mr. Kuper will be cremated under the direction of Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home in Holden.
He was born Dec. 16, 1958, the son of Arlan Roy and Deanne (Ellithorpe) Kukper. He had lived in the Holden community for 30 years and worked in residential and commercial construction in the area.
He leaves his mother, Deanne Kuper, of LaCrescenta, Calif.; a son, Jason Michael Kuper, of Warrensburg, Mo.; a brother, Daniel Leroy Kuper in Colorado; sisters, Shirley Hartwig, of Kingsville, Mo., Helena Deschenes, of LaCrescenta, Cora Reilly, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Cheryl Harris, of Independence, Mo., and Susan Culbertson, of Centerview, Mo.