Thomas Oliver Straw
- Born: 18 Apr 1927, Wisconsin
- Marriage (1): Arlayne Hinterberg
- Died: 6 Jan 2016 at age 88
Name:Thomas O Straw
Also Known As:Thos O Straw
Residence Date:01 Feb 1993-01 Jan 2009
Residence Place:New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
Birth Date:18 Apr 1927
Phone Number:(262) 786-7967
Phone Number Recorded Date:01 Jan 2009
Address:14770 W Oklahoma Ave
Address Continued:New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151
Address Date:01 Feb 1993-01 Jan 2009
Possible Relatives:Arlayne R Straw, Wife Straw
Freeman, The (Waukesha, WI) - Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Thomas Oliver Straw passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, at the age of 88.
He was the devoted husband of the late Arlayne Straw (nee Hinterberg); irreplaceable father of Wendy Straw of Chicago, Ellen (Jeff) Bogart of Santa Fe, N.M., and Jennifer (Terry) Ramey of Huber Heights, Ohio; grandfather of Justin Young and Lynn Young (Bob McElwee); great-grandfather of Nicholas and Natalie McElwee; brother of Dorothy Morita; and brother-in-law of Carol Barbee, Janice (Roger) Kowalchyk and Shirley Metz. He is further survived by nieces, especially his "fourth daughter" Judi Brultz, nephews, cousins and friends.
Tom served his country during World War II in the U.S. Army. Following service, Tom was a proud member of the steamfitters and pipefitters union for over 60 years and he was an employee of Johnson Controls for 37 years. He enjoyed nature and wildlife and contributed to the conservancy of both. He was a firm believer in giving back in the form of donations to his favorite charities. He was also very dedicated to his dogs, the latest being Pappy and Rocky.
Visitation will be at Krause Funeral Home, 12401 W. National Ave., New Berlin, on Saturday, January 16, from 10-11:45 a.m., with a celebration of life at 12 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to the American Cancer Society, N19W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188, or The Nature Conservancy, 4245 N. Fairfax Drive, Suite 100 Arlington, VA 22203-1606.
Krause Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, please call 262-786-8009 or visit online at www.krausefuneralhome. com.
Thomas married Arlayne Hinterberg. (Arlayne Hinterberg was born on 10 May 1932 in Wisconsin and died on 12 Jul 1994 in Wisconsin.)