Obituary: Thomas Whitaker
Thomas D. Whitaker, age 63 of the town of Newbold, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at the Marshfield Medical Center. Tom was born Jan. 26, 1955, in Rhinelander to Harold A. and Joyce M. (Stafford) Whitaker. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1972 and was stationed in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Tom is survived by his children, T.J. Whitaker (Carrie Hinze) of Germantown and Jennifer Rudis of Middleton; one granddaughter; a sister, Dawn (Michael) Hull of Rhinelander and brother, Richard (Mickie) Whitaker of Rhinelander; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Mary Ann and brother, Michael.
The visitation for Tom will be held Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Hildebrand Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until the 12 p.m. memorial service, with Fr. Michael Tupa officiating.
A committal service and full military honors will follow at the Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Cemetery. (Hildebrand Funeral Home)