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Thomas J. Motsch

November 4, 2019


Thomas Joseph Motsch, 57, of East Dubuque, IL passed away on November 4th, 2019 at Ennoble Manor.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, November 8th, 2019 at St. Raphael Cathedral with Fr. Gregory Bahl officiating. Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, Dubuque, Iowa is assisting the family.

Tom was born on December 29, 1961 in Dubuque, Iowa the son of Fred Motsch and Marie (Welter) Motsch Paulsen. He graduated from Senior High School and worked as a printing press operator for 30+ years. He worked for Regency Thermographers, Flexsteel Industries and Welu Printing. He was a member of St. Raphael Cathedral and former member of the Steel Workers Union.

On September 17, 1988 he married Marcia Moore at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Dubuque. His passion was his wife and children and his loyal protector “Maggie” the family dog. Tom enjoyed family gatherings, and there were many, which included lots of fun and food. He was an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes, Chicago Cubs and San Francisco 49ers.

He is survived by his devoted wife Marcia; his daughter Shea Motsch; two sons, Carter and Michael Motsch; his siblings, Dennis (Tina) Motsch, Chris (Merlin) Sadler and Mark (Sandra) Motsch. His father and mother-in-law Rich and Pat Moore; many sister and brother-in-law’s along with his nieces and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Kelley Motsch Marshall.

The family would like to thank Dr. Gorrepati and the staff at Ennoble Manor for all your compassion, care and comfort. Tom loved you all.

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Funeral Mass
November 8, 2019

10:30 AM
St. Raphael Cathedral
231 Bluff Street
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

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