Thomas Allen “Tom” U’Ren
Dodgeville – Thomas Allen “Tom” U’Ren, age 91, of Dodgeville, passed away on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 15, 2014 at CrestRidge Assisted Living in Dodgeville.
Tom was born at home to Herbert U’Ren and Elizabeth (Thompson) U’Ren on June 1, 1923 in Blanchardville, WI. He graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1941 and immediately went to farming on the family farm north of Dodgeville, where he farmed for the next 64 years. He married Genevieve Smith, on March 27, 1948 in Dodgeville.
Tom had several hobbies which included going to church suppers, reading, writing and making wood projects. He entering many of these projects into local parades and put many smiles on faces when they received something that he had made.
Tom is survived by his children, Jim (Samantha) U’Ren, Dodgeville and Glenda (Tom) Clyde, Connell, WA; eleven grandchildren, Tara, Rex, Roy, Ric & Logan U’Ren, Boyd (Nicole) Elizabeth, Wade (Alicia), Roby (Brittany), Brett (Ariana) & Crystal Clyde; 11 great grandchildren, soon to be 13 and his sister, Priscilla U’Ren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Genevieve, his sister, Isabella and great grandson, Carson Clyde.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the GORGEN-McGINLEY & AYERS FUNERAL HOME in Dodgeville. Burial will be held in East Side Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday and from 10:00 a.m. until time of services on Saturday at the GORGEN-McGINLEY & AYERS FUNERAL HOME in Dodgeville.
The family would like to thank the staff at CrestRidge Assisted Living and the Upland Hills Hospice nurses and volunteers for their loving concern and care.
Gorgen-McGinley & Ayers Funeral Home
400 E. Grace Street
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