Thomas D. Holleback, 61

Dr. Thomas “Tom” D. Holleback, DDS left us unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at the age of 61 years.

Tom was born on April 17, 1952, in Milwaukee to Darrell and Joan (nee Zimmerman) Holleback. Tom graduated from Marquette Dental School in 1976 and began his dental practice in Hubertus.

He married Ann Kartes on Nov. 2, 1996, at Holy Angels Catholic Church in West Bend. He went on to be very involved in the community in the years to come.

Tom loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a huge fan of football, especially the Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badgers. Tom also loved his Marquette Warriors.

Tom is survived by his loving wife, Ann. He was a devoted dad to his four children, Katie Holleback, Becky Rands, Alison (Adam) Ruback and Dan Schmidt.

He is also proud grampa to Paige Ruback. He was a loving son to Darrell and Joan and dear brother to Patti (John) Brandenburg. Tom will be dearly missed by his father-inlaw, Harold Kartes.

He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and dear friends. Tom is preceded in death by his mother-inlaw, Jane Kartes, and brother-in-law, Tom Kartes.

A Memorial Service will be at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend with the Rev. Jerry Repenshek presiding.

A gathering will be at the funeral home from 4-6:45 p.m. on Tuesday. In Tom’s honor, please feel free to dress casually.

In lieu of flowers, gifts to the family are appreciated for future purchase of a memorial.

The family wishes to express to a special thank you to the West Bend Fire and Rescue and the emergency staff at the Froedtert-St. Joseph’s Hospital West Bend.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050 /