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Thomas J. Samens

May 3, 1931 September 8, 2017
Thomas J. Samens
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Obituary for Thomas J. Samens

Thomas J. Samens, 86, formerly of Fond du Lac and currently of Oshkosh, died Friday, September 8, 2017 at Lakeshore Manor. He was born May 3, 1931 in Butte, MT, the son of Emil and Frances (Ludwig) Samens. Tom served in the National Guard. On November 8, 1952 he married Sandy Wagner in Waupun, WI. Tom worked for Wisconsin Power & Light Company for 40 years, retiring in 1993. He enjoyed golfing, playing sheepshead, visiting with family, watching the Green Bay Packers, and loved walking on country roads. His nickname at work was “Rosie”, because every card game they played he always came out smelling like a rose.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy, of Oshkosh; three children, Linda Samens of De Pere, Michael (Suzy) Samens of Dundee, and Terry (Paul) Simpson of Anaheim, CA; three grandchildren, Douglas (Amy) Samens, Patty (Oscar) Ibarra, and Brian (Heidi) Murphy; six great grandchildren, Summer and William Samens, Nadya and Manolo Ibarra, Clare and Shannon Murphy; one brother, Weston Samens of Minocqua; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Douglas Michael Samens.

The visitation will be held from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home. Entombment will follow in Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Tom’s name are appreciated to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, www.michaeljfox.org.


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Visitation

Thursday

14

Sep

10:00 AM 9/14/2017 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home

524 N. Park Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home
524 N. Park Avenue Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States

Funeral Service

Thursday

14

Sep

1:00 PM 9/14/2017 1:00:00 PM
Uecker-Witt Funeral Home

524 N. Park Avenue
Fond du Lac, WI 54935

Uecker-Witt Funeral Home
524 N. Park Avenue Fond du Lac 54935 WI
United States
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