Thomas Edward Bleser, Jr., age 56, died June 27, 2021 at his father’s home in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born April 4, 1965 in Evanston, Illinois to Thomas Edward Sr. and Linda Aldred Wood Bleser. On August 3, 1996 he married Kathleen Mary Duram in Highwood, IL.
Tommy lived most of his life in Northfield, IL, moving to Gurnee, IL ten years ago and also living recently in Hawaii and Mesquite, NV. He enjoyed running a family business, the Bleser Bowling Academy. He also worked for a medical equipment delivery company. His favorite job of all of them was as a stay at home dad, taking care of his daughter, Tabitha. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing darts, and going to Grateful Dead concerts among many others. He was always full of energy, he filled up the room with his laughter and loud voice. He enjoyed caring for rescued cats and dogs, especially the Shiba Inu breed of dogs that he and Kat raised.
Survivors include his wife, Kat of Gurnee, IL; daughter, Tabitha of Las Vegas, NV; his father, Tommy Sr. of Mesquite, NV and brother, Robert (Silke) Bleser of London, England. He was preceded in death by his mother, Linda and sister, Wendy Bleser Pare.
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