Thomas Bireline, 57, St. Joseph, Missouri died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 10, 1956 to Frank and Irene (Dimmick) Bireline in Lewis, Kansas.
He participated in Special Olympics and especially enjoyed swimming. He loved going on outings with his group home. He enjoyed music, especially Christmas carols as Christmas was his favorite holiday.
He was preceded in death by his parents; paternal grandparents, Frank L. Bireline (Eleanor) and maternal grandparents, Ira Dimmick (Eva). Survivors: sister, Ruth Bireline, St. Joseph, Missouri; aunts, Lovelle Wood, Snohomish, Washington, Nancy Dimmick, Hays, Kansas; and numerous cousins.
Services: 3:00 P.M. Monday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Sunday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Sunday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the Special Olympics.