Thomas R. Simonsen, 71, of Martelle, died on Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, at his home. Visitation took place on Monday, Dec. 29, at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Thomas Ray Simonsen was born on Jan. 14, 1942, in Cedar Rapids to Ingeman and Doris Coker Simonsen. He enjoyed John Deere collectibles, stock car racing, collecting toys and going to classic toy shows.