Lloyd W. Thomas


June 18, 1922 - Sept. 1, 2012



Lloyd W. Thomas of Waukesha died Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, at ManorCare in Pewaukee at the age of 90. 


He was born in Milwaukee on June 18, 1922, the only child of the late Eslie Elwood and Emma (nee Boerger) Thomas.


He was a 1941 graduate of Wythrow High School in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lloyd was a successful carpenter and building contractor and worked for Hallmark Builders for many years. Following the death of his first wife, Adelheid (nee Zuler), he married Jeanne (nee Wilkins) in Las Vegas on March 24, 1983.


Lloyd was an active member of Waukesha Elks Lodge #400 and a member of the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ in Waukesha.


He will be sadly missed by his wife, Jeanne Thomas of Algoma; his sons, John (Lynn) Thomas and David (Nina) Thomas, both of Waukesha; his stepchildren, Sharon Tiedtke of Algoma and Richard (Annita) Bergman of Clinton, La.; his grandchildren, Albert (Robin) Thomas of Waukesha, Tony Thomas of North Prairie, Lindsey (Ben) Galka of Muskego and Steven (Linda) Thomas of Elkhorn; step grandchildren, Tracy (fiance Steve Smith) Clark, Buddy Bergman, Stewart Jensen, Donald Jensen and Michelle Hesler; and great-grandchildren, Dominic, Aaron, Courtney, Collin, Dustin and Carson. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.


Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Lodge of Sorrow Service today, Sept. 5, followed by the religious funeral service, all held at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Petterson will preside. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.


For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.