Thomas ‘Tom’ L. Spelich

Sept. 26, 1946 - Dec. 6, 2008

Thomas "Tom" L. Spelich of Pewaukee died Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 62. He was born in Waukesha on Sept. 26, 1946, the son of Anton and Erna (nee Turkoske) Spelich.

Tom was a 1964 graduate of Waukesha South High School and worked for 35 years at Waukesha Cutting Tools, until his retirement in 1999. Following retirement, he worked for Energy Saving Systems in Waukesha. He loved sports and always ran his family football pool. Tom enjoyed taking care of his yard, cooking and was a master on his Weber grill. He loved to play euchre and to travel, with Maui being his favorite place. His family always came first for him. He will be dearly missed.

He will always be remembered by his wife, Joan Spelich of Pewaukee, whom he married Feb. 4, 1967; his children, Dawn (Randall) Ewing of Pewaukee and Chad (Carrie) Spelich of Oconomowoc; his grandchildren, Lance Cpl. Erich of Twentynine Palms, Calif., and Kendall and Kennedy, both of Pewaukee; his sister, Marlene (Gerald) Crouse of Waukesha; and other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035, or go to for directions or to leave an online tribute.