In Memory of

Thomas I. Maulsby

May 10, 1949 - June 15, 2022
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Thomas I. Maulsby III 73, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Des Moines.  In honor of Tom’s wishes, following his gift to Iowa Donor Network, he will be cremated and there are no formal services.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

     Tom is survived by his wife Joyce; sons, Tim (Darcy) Maulsby of Bondurant, and J. (Darcy) Maulsby of Lake City; granddaughter Peyton Maulsby of West Des Moines; his mother Lois Maulsby of Rockwell City; sister Christine (Steve) Bergum of Greenacres, WA; and other relatives and a host of friends.  He was preceded in death by his father Thomas “Tim” Maulsby Jr.

     Thomas Irvin Maulsby III was born May 10, 1949 at Lake City, Iowa.  He graduated from Rockwell City High School, with the Class of 1967.  In 1971, he was united in marriage to Joyce Schultz at Eagle Grove, Iowa.  The couple established their home in Rockwell City.  Tom farmed with his father for a short time before going into law enforcement.  He later sold insurance in the area before returning to law enforcement, until his retirement.


Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 5:29 PM
“My family is leaving, Tom was always such a fun person to be with! Highschool he was full of fun just like his Dad. We didn’t get to see each other often, but he’s in my memories always. The world is a bit dimmer without him. All my love to family. ”
- Nicolette Maguire Bonnstetter

Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 2:18 PM
“We buried a son, so Lois I can feel your pain, wishing the memories will help you now Janice Wetter”
- Janice Wetter

Sunday, June 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM
“Tom was a classmate and friend of mine. I usually ran into him when I came back to Rockwell City. We had many laughs together. RIP Tom

Mick McCarville”
- Michael McCarville

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 9:31 AM
“Lois, Joyce and all of Tom's family - you have my heart felt sympathy in the death of Tom. He lived a good life and when quality of life is no longer there is a better place for us to rest in peace - with your good faith I hope you will adjust to his void and find comfort in many treasured memories - I will keep all of you in my thoughts and prayers - Maureen”
- Maureen Hobart

Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 12:16 AM
“Loss is so hard. I will miss Tom. The best times we're when the cousins got together at Grandma and Grandpa Maulsby's house for all the holidays and the family reunions. We did have so much fun. My sympathies to the family.”
- Rebecca Smith

Friday, June 17, 2022 at 6:37 PM
“Condolences from Tony Dettmann and family”
- Anthony Dettmann

Friday, June 17, 2022 at 11:29 AM
“So Sorry for loss,many prayers to you and your family.
- Scott and Lynne Doherty

Friday, June 17, 2022 at 9:35 AM
“My sympathies to Joyce and the rest of his family. He will be missed. Rest In Peace Tom. ”
- Dee Lange

Friday, June 17, 2022 at 8:26 AM
“So sorry for your loss and sympathy to the entire Maulsby family. Tom was really good guy and the best baseball catcher ever.
- J & Sue Glasnapp

Friday, June 17, 2022 at 7:56 AM
“My sincere sympathy to Lois, Joyce and all the family. Remember Tom from his Lytton years.”
- Marlene Glasnapp

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 8:39 PM
“I lost a good friend today. I have lots of memories with Tom. Joyce take care this is difficult. I am sure your boys will be a big help”
- Roger Smith

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 7:41 PM
“Sending my sincere condolences to the family. I'll forever remember him as my bus driver and former police chief. He always had this big unapproachable look but was one of the nicest guys I knew. RIP Tom”
- Arlin Purdie

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 7:24 PM
“I am so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. I loved working with him! My deepest sympathies to Joyce and all of his family members! Prayers for all of you during this time. ”
- Joleen Graham

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 6:11 PM
“Joyce you are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sad to hear about your loss.”
- Cindy Carstens

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 5:56 PM
“Our most sincere sympathies from the entire Santee family to all of Tom’s family. I can still hear that big booming voice and his laugh from my teen years when I thought he was the coolest cop Ever! ”
- Vicki Santee McClintock

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 5:20 PM
“Our deepest sympathy Joyce, Tim, J & family. Tom was a great guy!”
- Gerri & Jane McCurdy

Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 1:25 PM
“David and I send our sympathy to you both Lois and Chris. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult and sad time. Love, Sherry and David”
- Sherry and David Kolbe

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