Thomas J. Evert Sr.

Thomas J. Evert Sr., 69, of Watertown, passed away Thursday, April 11, 2013, with his family by his side.

Tom is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Susan; children, Tabitha (David) Grotzke, Thomas Joseph Evert Jr., Kathleen Soiney and Colleen (Paul) Marchese; grandchildren, Michayla, Daniella, Cole, Riley and Cavyn; great-grandson, Sylvester; brother, Bob Evert; sister, Patricia (Alan) Zirbel; aunt, Dorothy Evert; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Lloyd and Cecilia Evert; a sister, Joyce Horner; a brother, Charlie Evert; and a niece, Tami Peterke.

Tom worked as a welder for many years at KHS. He enjoyed riding his Harley, hunting, gardening and spending time with his family and friends. Tom and his jokes will be missed by all that knew him.

A celebration of Tomís life will be held at the Pewaukee VFW Post #9537, 202 Clark St., Pewaukee, on Saturday, April 27, beginning at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Ronald McDonald House, 8948 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226, or online at www.rmhcmilwaukee.org.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.