Thomas J. Cull

July 19, 1925 – Dec. 20, 2012

Thomas John Cull, age 87, of Hartland, passed away Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Tom was born July 19, 1925, in the Town of Delafield, to Earl and Anna (nee Murphy) Cull. He was united in marriage to Dorothy Stoks on Sept. 16, 1947, in Minnesota.

Tom was a retired farmer and dug graves for 60 years.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, of 65 years; children James (Sharon), Patricia (Gary) Clark, Donald (Debra), Maureen (Tom) Hilger, Elaine (Ray) Parpart, JoAnne Cull, Diane (Alan) Sleaper, Steven (Dell Renee), Timothy (Diane), Kenneth (Julie) and Robert (Staci) Cull; daughter-in-law Paula Cull; 29 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Tom is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He loved his family and will be dearly missed.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Janice, son Kevin, and all his siblings.

The Mass of Christian burial for Tom will be held on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta in Monches with the Rev. Bill Stanfield officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service held at 6:30 p.m. There will be additional visitation at the church on Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Mass.

Interment at St. John Cemetery in Monches.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Blessed Teresa of Calcutta or the charity of one’s choice are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family. For details, call 262-673-9500 or visit www.shimonfuneralhome.com