In memory of
Thomas Patrick Murray
Murray, Thomas Patrick Thomas Patrick Murray was born October 9, 1950, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to Patrick and Virginia Franzen Murray. He died unexpectedly on his 66th birthday, October 9, 2016. Tom grew up in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1969. As a child he enjoyed visiting his grandparents in Sheboygan and often talked about what the city was like in those days. After high school, Tom completed his associates degree in bookkeeping from Lakeshore Technical College. He met his future wife, the former Ann Tadych, while in high school. They married in 1976 and moved to Kohler, Wisconsin. Tom and Ann then moved to Sheboygan, where they raised their two daughters. He worked at Grasse Oil Company, Quality State Oil Company, and several manufacturing jobs in the area. Tom was a wonderful husband and excellent father. He was kind, intelligent, wise, and patient. He had many interests and hobbies, most especially collecting sports cards. His most recent past time was genealogy, and he enjoyed sharing interesting stories from his research. Tom enjoyed spending time with his family and particularly watching his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Ann; daughters, Sara (Scott) Hegerty of Milwaukee and Malisa (fiance Kelly Pape) of Grafton; grandchildren, Eleanor and John Hegerty, and future step-grandchildren, Payton and Bella. He is further survived by siblings, Steven (Debi) Murray of Davenport, FL, Kathleen (David) Nordstrom of Newton, Wisconsin, and Randall (Mary Jo) Murray of Manitowoc; uncle, Ronald (Lee) Franzen of Sherwood, Wisconsin; and several nieces and nephews. Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Patrick and Virginia Murray. Visitation will be held at Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home, 1535 S. 12th St., Sheboygan, on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 12:00 p.m. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
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