Thomas Halverson, age 69, passed away December 29th, 2021. Tom was born April 18th, 1952 to parents Floyd and Gertrude Halverson. Tom grew up in Menasha, WI, graduating from St. Mary’s High School in 1970. Thomas served in the United States Marine Corps from 1970-1972 and is a Vietnam Veteran. Tom attended Marquette University. Tom married Ann Genke August 3rd, 1974.
Tom was a Land Surveyor employed at Carow Land Surveying. He continued to work there and bought the company with a business partner. Tom was involved in volunteering at Big Brothers and Big Sisters program. Tom was involved in the WI Society of Land Surveyors. Tom was a member of the Kaukauna Elks Lodge #962. He later became the director for the Kaukauna Elks Hoop Shoot. Tom was a member of the American Legion Post #38. Tom was a sports enthusiast following the Packers, Badgers, and Brewers. He enjoyed being involved in many different activities with his children and grandchildren. Tom was actively involved in Boy Scouts when his sons were in the scouting program. Tom and Ann loved to travel. A few of their favorite places were Anna Maria Island, FL and Christmas Mountain in WI Dells. He was excited that he was able to experience The Old Glory Honor Flight in October 2019 to Washington D.C.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Ann Genke Halverson, Appleton, WI; son Eric Halverson (Rachael) grand children Garrett and Aaron, Portage, MI; daughter Sarah Diroll (Paul) Grand children Lucas and Lauren, Chandler, AZ; and son Scott Halverson (Tasha) Menasha, WI; sister Barbara LaCount (Donald), Kaukauna, WI; sister-in-law Jan Genke (Ron Schwarz) Winter Garden, FL; nephew Brad LaCount (Kristin) and Family, Kaukauna, WI. Tom is also survived by Aunts, Cousins, and other family and friends. Tom will be forever missed, always remembered, and always loved by his family and friends. In lieu of flowers please donate to Old Glory Honor Flight or First United Methodist Church.
Visitation will be held on Friday, January 28th, 2022 at Wichman Funeral Home on South Onieda Street from 4-6pm. A visitation will be held from 10-11am on Saturday, January 29th, 2022 at First United Methodist Church followed by a service at 325 E. Franklin St, Appleton, WI.