Obit: Tom, George E. (1938 - 2016)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Cypher, Fierke, Hamm, Hartwig, Kloth, McCully, Nelson, Tom, Russow

----Source: The Hemer Funeral Home (Medford and Rib Lake, WI) 12/24/2016

Tom, George E. (3 SEP 1938 - 23 DEC 2016)

George E. Tom, 78, of Deer Creek, passed away on December 23, 2016 at home.

George was born on September 3, 1938 to Edward and Ann Tom. He attended Stetsonville schools.

He married Rose Hamm, who survives him, in 1960 in St. Paul, MN. George worked in roofing, as a carpenter in Marshfield, and as a mechanic at Peterson Construction for 13 years.

In his spare time George enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, making firewood, playing cards, working in his garage, wood working, going to his camper, sleigh rides, and spending time with his family and friends. He was also a member of the Operating Engineers Union and Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville.

In addition to his wife George is survived by his children, Kathy Fierke of Deer Creek, Laurie (Jeff) Hartwig of Medford, and Jeff (Deb) Tom of Medford; grandchildren, Matt (Billie) Hartwig of Medford, Jason (Andrea) Hartwig of Medford, Rachel (Gary) McCully of Green Bay, Kaitlin Fierke of Stetsonville, and Caleb Fierke of Medford;, great-grandchildren Tyler, Rylee, Wyatt, Clayton, and one on the way. George is further survived by his brothers Charles (Sandy) Tom of Medford, Herbert (Linda) Tom of Oklahoma, Phil (Sue) Tom of Westboro; sisters Rose (Alvin) Kloth of Medford, Bernice Cypher of Crivets, Carolyn (Jerry) Nelson of Medford.

George is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Clarence Tom.

A memorial service for George will be held on Friday, December 30 at Zion Ev. Lutheran Church, Stetsonville at 11:00 AM with Rev. Richard Russow officiating.

Visitation will take place at the church at 9:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00.

Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements.

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