Thomas D. Waters, of White Lake, died Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at his home. He was 80 years old. He was born on December 9, 1935 in Dunbar, Wis. a son of the late Thomas and Mabel (Shannon) Waters.
He served in the United States Navy from January 17, 1956 to April 25, 1958.
He was employed at the Pavek Mink Ranch in Polar and worked for over 25 years at Robbins Inc. in White Lake retiring in 1999.
He enjoyed fishing, going to the restaurant and having coffee with his friends and spending time with friends at Doemel’s Bar “home of the weasel”.
His favorite saying was “I wish it would snow” and his favorite song was, In the Pines.
Survivors include four sisters, Lois Grabarczyk of South Milwaukee, Ethel (Robert) Pavek of Polar, Norma (Richard) Doemel of Canada and Criss (John) Kielcheski of White Lake; six brothers, Charles Waters (Sue Hawley) of White Lake, Terry (Bonnie) Waters of Elton, Michael (Jean) Waters of White Lake, Andy (Melissa) Waters of DePere, Arthur (Sharon) Waters of Appleton and Russell (Marcie) Waters of Appleton. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Peggy Waters.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 20 at 11 a.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home with Rev. Dustin Christensen officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, February 20 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. White Lake veterans will conduct military honors following the service at the funeral home.