Thomas L. Shepard, age 70 of Clintonville, passed away unexpectedly Monday evening, December 27, 2010 at his residence.
Tom was born on December 24, 1940 in Shawano, the son of the late Leroy and Maxine (Barker) Shepard. He was raised in Clintonville where he graduated from High School in 1958. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served from September 5, 1958 until his discharge on September 1, 1961. On June 6, 1964 he married Marlene Bourne in Milwaukee. The couple lived all of their married life in Milwaukee where Tom was employed in construction as a brick layer for several years until retirement. In 1995 Tom moved to Clintonville where he has lived since. His hobbies included watching NASCAR races, collecting knives, doing crossword puzzles and reading, especially about history.
His sons: Lee (Kelly) Shepard & Jason (Jennifer) Shepard, Sun Prairie, WI
His daughter: Rhonda Jahner, Hortonville
His grandchildren: Brendan, Cassandra & Mara Shepard
Kaden & Kyler Shepard
His sisters: Shari (Mark) Pfeiler & Sandy (Dan) Fischer, Clintonville
His brothers: Dick (Cheryl) Shepard, Pulaski
Randy (Cheri) Shepard, Clintonville
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Friday, December 31, 2010 from 11 A.M. until 1 P.M. at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory, Clintonville.
Military Honors will be held at the funeral home at 1 P.M. Friday by the American Legion Post # 63 and the V.F.W. Post # 664 of Clintonville.
An online guestbook may be signed at www.eberhardtstevenson.com