Sunday, July 3, 2016



ADDRESS: W9270 County Road M, Medford; A Township of Molitor resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:22 PM on Friday, July 1, 2016 at Mercy Hospital in Devil’s Lake, ND while on a fishing vacation

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM Wednesday July 6, 2016 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin

VISITATION: 4-8 PM Tuesday July 5 and 9-10:30AM Wednesday, July 6 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford where there will also be a 8:00 PM Catholic prayer service held that evening

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: November 3, 1952 in Medford

EDUCATION: Pine Tree Elementary School in the Town of Molitor, 1970 graduate of Medford High School, and attended Medford Branch Campus.

MARRIAGE: May 31, 1975 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Whittlesey to Patty Jane Dassow & she survives

PRINCIPLE EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he worked at Bootzin’s Feed Mill, Dorchester Lumber, Wisconsin Equipment, Conseco, Michael’s Construction, and Weather Shield for periods of time. From 1977-2009 he was employed in the loading docks at Tombstone Pizza and later Kraft until his retirement. After retirement he owned and operated Bottom Feeder Tackle, a bait and tackle company. Tom was also the Town chairman for the Town of Molitor for 28 years. He was a volunteer hockey coach for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, cooking, camping, his grandchildren, and spending time with his family and friends

MEMBER OF: Attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Medford. He was a member of the Taylor County Sportsman’s Club and many other area sportsman’s clubs.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Patty J. Gengler of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Jen (Justin) Meyer of Medford, Katie (Ryan) Fuchs of Stetsonville, Sara (Shawn) Konieczny of Medford, and Thomas William Gengler Jr. of Medford

# OF LIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 9 - Shawna, Bryant & Victoria Konieczny, Meghan & Mason Meyer, Delaney Searer, Corbyn , Porter & Gunnar Fuchs

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sally (Ron) Banks of Dorchester, Peggy (Dale) Obernberger of Stratford, Vicky Gengler of Eau Claire, Terry (Cindy) Gengler of Chippewa Falls, Matt Jr. (Sue) Gengler of Medford

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Infant brother – Gerald in 1944

SURVIVING PARENTS: Mother – Lorraine Gengler of Medford; Mother-in-Law: Katherine “Kate” Dassow of Medford

DECEASED PARENTS: Matthew Peter Gengler, Sr. in 2004; Father-In-Law: Lawrence Dassow in 1998

PALLBEARERS: Thomas Gengler, Jr., Justin Meyer, Ryan Fuchs, Shawn Konieczny

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be given to the family for a future designation
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