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FAULKNER, Thomas. (Independence, IA, Nov. 12, 1939--Dubuque, IA, July 13 2018). The son of Ermol and Gladys (Howland) Faulkner, Tom graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a master's in education in 1972, and married Betty Wills on April 2, 1983 at the LORD OF LIFE LUTHERAN CHURCH.

Tom began his teaching career at STEPHEN HEMPSTEAD HIGH SCHOOL where he was the media specialist for 19 years. He established FLICK'S AUDIO VISUAL SERVICES LTD. in 1980 and was a pioneer in audio video production in the tri-state area.

He was devoted to the Boy Scouts throughout his life achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at the age of fourteen to receiving the Silver Beaver Award, one of the highest honors among adult leaders. He was also active with the COLTS DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS and served as a director in 1976.



"Thomas Faulkner," Dubuque Today. Online: http://www.dubuquetoday.com/obituaries.cfm#Thomas%20E.%20Faulkner