Thomas Keith Dettwiler passed away unexpectedly Sunday November 18, 2018. Born March 28, 1956 in Sandpoint, Idaho, Thomas lived 45 years in the Newman Lake, Washington area, after graduating from Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. Having worked in the electronics industry, Thomas is best known for his hard work and contributions in the field of audio/visual conversion. Throughout his adult years, Thomas served his Catholic faith humbly, generously and fervently. As a member of the Knights of Columbus, Spokane Catholic Diocesian Choir director and Liturgist, many worked side by side with Thomas at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Otis Orchards and St. John Vianney in Spokane Valley, Washington. Thomas's life will be celebrated with the full Rites of Christian Burial, beginning with the Vigil and Rosary Thursday, November 29th, 7:00 p.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Otis Orchards,4521 Arden Road. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday, November 30th at 10:00 a.m., also located at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, followed by a reception on premise and the Committal to commence at 1:00 p.m. at St. Jospeh's Catholic Cemetery on Trent Avenue. Please leave your memories of Thomas and condolences to the family in the guest book.