Thomas A. Dachs, 55

Thomas A. Dachs, 55, of East Troy, formerly of West Bend, died on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 from injuries sustained in a weather related automobile accident in Milwaukee at the age of 55 years.

He was born on Feb. 8, 1956 in Milwaukee to the late John and Alice (nee Gleason) Dachs. As a child, the family moved to West Bend.
Tom will be remembered for the love of his daughter, his favorite niece Tricia, horses and exotic birds.

Survivors include his daughter Tammy of Palmyra; one brother Chuck of Kewaskum; three sisters Dawn (Steve) Goralski of West Bend, Janice Hefter of Kewaskum and Diane (James) Fellner of Kewaskum; nieces and nephews Bridgette (Corey), David, Jessica, C.J., Cari Jo, Steven (Karli), Krystal (Thomas), Ryne, Tricia, Derrick, Alicia (Spencer), Stephan and Samantha; other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother John and his close grandmother Elsie Wilburth.

A gathering of family and friends in remembrance of Tom will be Saturday, June 25 from 2 until 4 p.m. at Carlin Weld Park in Palmyra. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials for final expenses.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at