Thomas ‘Tom’ A. Spearbraker, 79
March 3, 1935 -- Jan. 5, 2015
Thomas “Tom” A.
Spearbraker of Mequon, passed away on Jan.
5, 2015, at age 79 years.
Tom was born March 3, 1935, in Milwaukee to Arnold and Hilda (nee Grundwaldt) Spearbraker. He was united in marriage to Marilyn Radke on June 9, 1962, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hartford.
Tom taught high school math for 38 years, beginning at Oostburg for three years, then Homestead High School for 35 years. He enjoyed golfing, coaching, reffing football games and spending time at Pearl Lake. The most important things in his life were his family, friends and faith. His sense of humor and kind heart will be deeply missed. “We’ll all be together again – the whole gang.”
Tom is survived by his beloved Marilyn. Loving father of Kris (Kevin) Kerwin, Kathy (Eric) Ebacher and Lynne (Tim) Fehrenbacher. Proud grandpa of Bradley, Steven, Benjamin, Nolan and Bryce. Dear brother-in-law of Don (Janice) Radke, Cleora Brackett and Gloria Polzin. He is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Cameron Kerwin.
Funeral Services for Tom will be held on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, at 5:30 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church Freistadt (10729 W. Freistadt Road, Mequon). Family will greet relatives and friends on Friday at church from 3 p.m.
until the time of service.
Interment Sunnyside Cemetery, Menomonee Falls. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Ronald McDonald House or Trinity Lutheran Church are appreciated.
Shimon Funeral Home assisting the family, 824 Union St., Hartford, 262-673-9500.