Thomas R. Even, Janesville, WI (1946-2014)
August 14, 1946 - August 24, 2014
Thomas R. Even, age 68, of Janesville, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at home. He was born on Aug. 14, 1946, in Oak Park, IL, the son of George and Flora (Connolly) Even. Thomas graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Platteville, with a Bachelors Degree in Economics. He married Ellen Hamilton on Aug. 31, 1968, in Palatine, IL. Thomas had been employed in the sale of machine tools. He was a member of St. William Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Thomas was a private pilot and loved to fly. He also loved making stained glass and woodworking.
Thomas is survived by his wife, Ellen; two children, Jim (Sabrina) Even of Lindenhurst, IL, and Beth (John) Powell of Potosi, WI; two grandchildren, Dana and Thomas Even; a brother, Mike (Kathy) Even of Stuart, FL; and a sister, Jeanne (Mike) Henry of Lake of the Hills, IL. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral Mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH, with Fr. John Auby presiding. Friends may call on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at ST. WILLIAM CATHOLIC CHURCH. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY is assisting the family. For online obituary and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com