September 25, 1951 - March 31, 2012

Tom Regimbal - 1970

Tom Regimbal - recent

Thomas Jerald Regimbal, 60, of Richland died from stroke related complications at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland on March 31, 2012, surrounded by family.

He was born September 25, 1951, in Yakima, the son of late LuDean and Vincent Regimbal. He was the youngest of 5 siblings. On September 8th, 1973, he married Jami Yonce Regimbal, who survives.

He graduated from Washington State University in 1974 and received his masters from the University of Maryland in 1976.

He was a long time Richland teacher, most recently teaching 5th grade at William Wiley Elementary.

He is survived by his wife: Jami Yonce Regimbal ('72); three daughters and sons-in-law: Nicole ('95) and Scott Topel of Issaquah, Lyndee ('97) and Andy Lee of Renton, and DanL' ('99) and Tom Snitily of Vancouver; brothers: Gene ('59) (Anna) and David ('67) Regimbal; sister: Rosemary Regimbal Thomas ('57), brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Yvon ('73) Yonce and Joel Barber, Teri Yonce and Jay Sasser, Jaki ('81) Yonce Wilson, Michelle Heffner and David Yonce ('78), and Michael Ryan; all of his grandchildren, numerous extended family, friends, and past and present students of Wiley Elementary.

Tom, an outdoorsman, will be remembered for his kindness and love of family.

A rosary will be held Friday, April 13th at 6pm at Christ the King Church in Richland. A service will be held Saturday, April 14th at 1:30pm at Christ the King Church in Richland. Memorial contributions can be made to Wiley PTA. 2820 S. Highlands Blvd., West Richland, WA 99353

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