Daniel G. Thomas

Daniel G. Thomas, born and raised in Waukesha, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at the age of 81.

He was the cherished husband of Merillyn (nee Kraft) Thomas for 53 years. He was adored and respected by his children, Barbara, Daniel M. and Carla, for his strength as a father. He was loved by his grandchildren, Britney, Anna and Daniel R., for being a wise man.

He is further survived by his sister, Gertrude Vogt of Montana, other relatives and friends. Also surviving are 300 clocks, 500 watches and 5,000 jazz records and CDs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anna and Carl Thomas; his sisters, Bertha Gretenhardt and Anna Beske; and his brother, Carl Thomas.

Dan was a proud veteran of the U. S. Air Force, serving four years during the Korean War. He was employed at Badger Meter for 40 years and was a director of the Badger Meter Credit Union for 29 years.

Services with military honors will be held at St. Johnís United Church of Christ, W2831 Sussex Road, Merton, on Saturday, Sept.

21, at 4 p.m. Friends and family may call at the church on Saturday from 2 p.m. until the time of the service.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 367-2156 or visit online at www.evertlukofuneralhome.com.