Thomas J. Taylor, 55

Thomas J. TaylorThomas J. Taylor, of Thiensville, entered into Eternal Life on Wednesday Dec. 31, 2014, at the age of 55 years. He was preceded in death by his father, William H. Taylor, brother Charles, sister, Ruth and nephew William Ryan. Husband of Victoria (nee Haushalter) for 35 years. Father of Daniel. Son of Irmgard (nee Nell). Brother of William (Maria), Mary Nell (Thomas) Grafwallner and Paul Taylor. Uncle of Kate Taylor, Anna Grafwallner, Elyse and Will Taylor. Brother-in-law of Kathy (Tim) Handley, Allison (Jim) Manthei, Amy Haushalter and Tommy Haushalter. Further survived by other relatives and many loving and dear friends.

A Christian Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, at noon at St. Boniface Episcopal Church, 3906 W. Mequon Road, Mequon. Visitation and reception to follow at Shully’s Watermark, 146 Green Bay Road, Thiensville at 1:15 p.m. Tom will be laid to rest in Evergreen Cemetery, Algoma at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 75851, Topeka, KS. 66675, at,   or University School of Milwaukee Scholarship Foundation, 2100 W. Fairy Chasm Road, Milwaukee, WI. 53217 appreciated.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Radiation, Oncology and Hospice and Froedtert Palliative Care Center for the love and compassionate care given to Tom. He was a former employee of Sendik’s, where he was known as the “cart ranger,” Rite-Way and most recently as packing department manager at Shully’s Cuisine & Events in Thiensville.
Assisting the family is Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral and Cremation Services, Mequon, 241-8085,

“Tom was a wonderful husband, father, son, uncle and friend to so many, whose lives he touched and whose love impacted everyone who knew him.”