January 12, 2018
Tom was born Thomas George (Gorgeous) Waterland to Luther T. and Kate I. (Hahn) Waterland on April 24, 1928, in Camp Crook, South Dakota. On Christmas morning 2017, Tom passed quietly after a very brief illness in Pendleton, Oregon.
Tom was a teacher with the Pendleton School District for 27 years and worked simultaneously for the Umatilla County Sheriff's department (his dream job) as an officer and later as an investigator. He touched too many lives to count.
Tom is survived by his spouse, Marge Waterland (even though they were separated for many years they remained friends), his children...