Darrell C. Tomas
Darrell C. Tomas, age 87, of Cobb, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 following an apparent heart attack.
Darrell was born on October 29, 1929 in Dodgeville to Charles and Elsie (Kitsemble) Tomas. He was a 1948 graduate of the Cobb High School and farmed with his parents until 1955. He married Beaulahmae Fritsch on May 6, 1953 and in 1955 they bought a farm in Eden Township where they raised their family. They retired to the Village of Cobb in 1981. Darrell also worked for Surge Milking Supply, Eastman Cartwright Lumber Company in Montfort, Bishop Farms in Cobb; Cobb Lumber Company and had been working at Mr. T’s/New Horizons in Dodgeville for the past 12 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed helping his family, friends and neighbors. Growing up, he was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Highland. As an adult, he was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church in Cobb where he was still serving on the church council. While farming, he was a member of the Farm Bureau and National Farmer’s Organization. Darrell also enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, woodworking, snowmobiling, playing cards, making crafts and going to craft fairs. His greatest joy was time spent with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Scott Tomas; a son-in-law, Dean Harris; a sister, Arlene Harris and a brother, Kenneth Tomas.
Darrell is survived by his wife, Beaulahmae of Cobb; four children, Cindi Harris of Blue River; Gary (Susan) Tomas of Livingston; Peggy (Harold) Riemenapp of Hazel Green and Pamela (Brian) Pishion of Dodgeville; 14 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; a brother, Glen (JoAnn) Tomas of Cobb; a brother-in-law, Francis (Harris) of Titusville, PA as well as nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Peace Lutheran Church in Cobb. Pastor Kathy Jacobson will officiate with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Monday at the Lulloff-Peterson-Houck Funeral Home in Dodgeville and at the church on Tuesday after 10:00 A.M.
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