Thomas E. Pape

Thomas E. Pape, 61, of West Bend, passed away on Thursday, March 5, 2009, at Clement Zablocki VA Medical Center.

Thomas was born on March 17, 1947, to William and Verna (nee Rehm) in Milwaukee. He was raised in West Bend. After high school, he entered the U.S. Navy for four years. Tom enjoyed family reunions, parties and socializing especially at the VFW Post No. 1393.

Tom is survived by his cousins Jack (Nancy) Julson of Washington, Judith (Richard) Roels of Illinois, Beverly (Thomas) Glednich of West Bend, Brian (Dawn) Dorzok of Colorado, Elaine Norton of West Bend. He is further survived by his uncle Wilmer Dorzok, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and cousin Gary Dorzok.

A Funeral Service for Tom will be on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 2 p.m. at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Ron Schneider officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 11 from 1 p.m. until time of service.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.