Thomas A. Beine, 85


Thomas A. Beine, 85, of Rubicon, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at Shorehaven Health and Rehabilitation in Oconomowoc.

Tom was born April 11, 1928, in Rubicon to Benedict and Teckla (née Fink) Beine. He was united in marriage to Mary Griesmer on Feb. 3, 1951, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Thompson.

Tom was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Rubicon. He was a dairy farmer his whole life. In fact his hobby was dairy farming. He loved his job and listening to polka music.

He is survived by his wife, Mary of 62 years; his children, Kathleen (James) Gault of Neosho, Ellen (Daniel) Wolf of Allenton, Ben (Maureen) Beine of Rubicon, Larry (Nicole) of Rubicon and Brenda Unti (fiancé Randy); his 12 grandchildren; Karla (Kory), Andrew (Jessica), Joseph (Sheena), Karen (Darren), Mark (fiancé Shannon), Lathan, Megan, Sara, Mackenzie, Marissa, Heather, Dana; 13 great-grandchildren; and his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Dorothy Beine of Hartford, Myrtle (John) Condon of Sussex, Joan Coffey of Hartford, Grace Grinwald of Hartford, James (Dorothy) Griesmer of Hartford, Henry (Stella) Griesmer of Hartford and Donald (Nancy) Griesmer of Shawano. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, his son Arthur, his brother Raymond, sisters Marie (Ralph) Schoebel, Josephine (Joseph) Schmidt and Gertrude (William) Meier, and son-in-law Michael Unti.

Mass of Christian Burial for Tom will be on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at 5 p.m. at St. John’s Catholic Church in Rubicon with the Rev. David LaPlante officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on Sunday, June 23, 2013, at the church only from 2-5 p.m. Interment at St. John’s Cemetery, Rubicon.

The Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family; (262) 673-9500 and www.shimonfuneralhome.com.