Thomas John Kilgas Sr.
Today the world lost Thomas John Kilgas, but our Lord and his soulmate Julie Nuxoll have him back. He is whole again! He was born on August 9, 1955, son of Richard and Clara (Kemkes) Kilgas.
Tom is survived by his son, Tom Kilgas Jr.; his fiancé, Missy Chapman, and her daughters: Tatzianna, Alexandria, Breanna and Savannah. He is also survived by his sisters, brothers and in-laws who loved him very much: Mary (Dave) Otte, Joyce (Randy) Hahnemann, Joe (Dori) Kilgas, Dennis (Mary Jo) Kilgas, Ben (Rhonda) Kilgas, Dick (Penney) Kilgas and Jamie (Michelle) Kilgas. His nieces and nephews also want to say, "We love you Uncle Tom!"
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Clara Kilgas; his wife, Julie Nuxoll; and his godparents, Helen and Mike VandenHeuvel.
Tom wanted to have his friends and family come together to tell stories about his life. His funeral will be at 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at the Verkuilen Funeral Home, 101 Canal Street, Little Chute, with Lynn Wittmann officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be at Highland Memorial Park, Appleton. To sign the guestbook, please visit www.verkuilenfh.com.
The Kilgas family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Kohl, Dr. Conkright, Nanett Pierson and the staff at Affinity Hospice for all of your wonderful care and compassion shown to Tom.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on July 4, 2014