Thomas A. Breines

Thomas A. Breines of Sussex joined his heavenly family Sunday, April 22, 2007, at age 48.

He is survived as the cherished husband of 14 years to Pattie (nee Harter); beloved brother of Nick (Sherrie) Schumacher, Marilyn (Ray) Denning and John; loving son-in-law of "H" Harter; and loving brother-in-law of Susan (John Heim) Harter and Mardi (Rod) Schwarzhuber. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Ann; mother-in-law, Marlys; and sister-in-law, Kristeen Kruck.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m.until the 7 p.m. prayer service Wednesday, April 25, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Visitation continues from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at St. Dominic Catholic Church, 18255 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield. A Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society are appreciated.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.