Thomas James Wake

Thomas James Wake

Sun Prairie – Thomas James Wake, age 72, of Sun Prairie, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at the VA Hospital in Madison.

He was born on Sept. 20, 1948, in Columbus, Wis., the son of James Wake and Renee (Redkte) Wake.

Thomas graduated from Madison East High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed playing pool and playing the lottery. He also loved walking, listening to music and praying.

Thomas is survived by two sisters, Debra Wake and Patricia Wake; three nieces, Alisa (Paul) Rew, Heidi Williams and Ashley (Salvatore) Discalia; nephew, Vernon Williams; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Alton Wake; and mother, Renee Lorraine Wake.

A Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 11 a.m. until 12: 30 p.m. on Sunday, April 11, 2021.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420