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Thomas S. Talbot
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Thomas S. Talbot was born on October 14, 1936 in Chicago to Robert and Esther (nee Schaller) Talbot. He died Thursday, Febrary 22, 2018 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Mr. Talbot served many as a Financial Advisor and Sole Owner of Continental Financial Management since 1973. He then began working with Lincoln Investment (Lombard, IL) fondly remembered as a “positive force for the Lombard branch”. He graduated from Taft High School (Chicago) and achieved his Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies at Wright College, Chicago, as well as his Master’s Degree in Psychology at Roosevelt University (Chicago). He pursued further education in law. As a Registered Financial Consultant and a designated LUTCF, awarded by the Life Underwriting Training Council and the National Association of Life Underwriters, he truly enjoyed his profession, helping individuals and businesses.

Mr. Talbot honorably served in the Active Component of the Air Force as an Airman Third Class from 1954 - 1955 and continued in the Reserve Component for an additional 7 years from 1954-1961.

Tom enjoyed his hobby train collection, adventures on historic trains, and talking all things trains. He loved the city of Chicago and could tell long stories about Chicago Neighborhoods. He and wife, Paulita, frequented the Chicago Botanic Gardens for gentle walks.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Paulita K. Talbot (nee Behrman): children Trisha Tesmer, Jason (Roberta) Tesmer, Christine Talbot, Timothy Talbot, Jody Talbot-Gierke, Suzanne Gitz and Ricky (Soonja) Newtson, Tommy Newtson; grandchildren Mathew (Alexandra), Scott, Jeremey (Jeanne), Sean, Katy, Alexis, Jeffrey, Austin, Colby, Joshua,  and Ashley; great grandchildren, Brooke, Ethan, Austin, Alivia, Maddox, SadieBelle, and LillySunshine; he was also survived by his nephews Bruce (Peg) Talbot and Mark (Kay) Talbot.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Richard Talbot, grandson Joshua Butler, and brother James Talbot.

Visitation is Monday, February 26, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a memorial service at 6:45 p.m. at Glueckert Funeral Home Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd.), Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Internment private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to American Diabetes Association, 55 E. Monroe Street Suite 3420, Chicago, IL 60603,

Funeral information and condolences can be given at <> or (847)253-0168.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Memorial Service




6:45 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Memorial Contribution

American Diabetes Association

55 E. Monroe Street
Suite 3420
Chicago, IL 60603

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