Thomas Gene Brown

Thomas Gene Brown

Thomas “Tommy” Brown, age 54 of Lake Delton, Wisconsin died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at the Tomah Memorial Hospital in Tomah, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin with Reverend Dennis Schueler officiating. Burial will be at Oak Glen Lutheran Cemetery in Lansing, Illinois. Visitation will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday from 1 P.M. until the time of service at 3 P.M.

Tommy was born June 29, 1958 in Hammond, Indiana the son of Gene and DonnaLee (Willig) Brown. Since 1994 he has owned and operated the Port Vista Bar and Restaurant on Lake Delton. He married Monika Kowalski in October of 2003. Tommy enjoyed golfing, scuba diving, fishing and boating. He was also a past president of the Sauk County Tavern League.

Tommy is survived by his wife, Monika; parents, Gene and DonnaLee Brown of Highland, Indiana; a son, Michael Brown of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin; a daughter, Teresa (Nicholas) Messina of Osceola, Indiana; brothers, James (Diane) Brown of Griffith, Indiana and Timothy (Maria) Brown of Orland Park, Illinois; a sister, Cynthia (Ronald) Rutherford of Aurora, Illinois; grandchildren, Sean, Joicelynn, Angel, Nicholas, Jr.,April, Carmen and Devin; nieces, nephews and many friends.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations to the family would be appreciated.

A BIG celebration of life party for Tommy will be held at Port Vista following the services on Sunday.