Thomas E. Vesbach, 68, of LaFarge, passed into eternal life on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 with his family by his side.

He was born July 1, 1945 in Waukesha County the son of Walter and Dorothy (Larsen) Vesbach. Tom graduated in 1963 from Muskego High School. In 1967 he married Linda Ender and she preceded him in death in 1996. Tom was a farmer all of his life, which was his lifelong dream. He was the president of the Tri-State. In April of 2008 Tom married Lois Sweeten.

Tom is survived by his wife Lois; children: Julie A. (Tim) Hotek of Hillsboro, Anton T. (Susan) Vesbach of West Lima, Randal J. (Amy) Vesbach of LaFarge, Christopher M. (Amy) Vesbach of Yuba, Michelle L. (Wade) Gilman of LaFarge; step-children: Michael A. Santo of California, Meredith K. Santo of LaCrosse; brothers and sisters: Joseph (Barb) Vesbach of Viroqua, Carol (David) Hall of Westby, Raymond Vesbach of Greenfield, Marion (Fred) Funk of East Troy, Nancy (Vic) Jaramillo of Arizona, Patrick (Belen) Vesbach of Viroqua, Louise (Rick) Rickelman of Ohio, Judith (Mike) Weinkauf of Burlington, Jane Vesbach of Dousman, Gerald (Connie) Vesbach of Viroqua, Paul (Janet) Vesbach of Ohio, Vernel Vesbach of Westby, Allen Vesbach of Florida, Charles (Karen) Vesbach of Platteville; 14 grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents Walter and Dorothy and wife Linda.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 at 12:00 PM at St. John’s Catholic Church in Wilton. Burial will follow in the Bear Creek Cemetery. Friends may call at Tom and Lois’s home, E14392 Judd Creek Rd., LaFarge on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Friends may also call at the St. John’s Catholic Church on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 11:00 AM until the time of the mass at 12:00 PM.

The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.