STOUGHTON – Thomas McEachern, 65, passed away peacefully on Nov. 5, 2012 at the Agrace Hospice Center in Fitchburg. Tom was born in Madison on March 28, 1947. He graduated from Madison West High School in 1965 and MATC as a lithographer in 1967. Tom served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Enterprise during the Vietnam War. He retired from Kraft Corporation in 2009.
Tom was a lifelong outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing with friends, and was an avid golfer. Tom piloted his own Cessna airplane for many years.
Tom is survived by his beloved companion of many years, Louise Billings; a son, Zach; his mother, Crystal Metzler, of Stoughton; a sister, Elizabeth DuFrane, of Placitas, NM; a nephew, Andy DuFrane, of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Willard McEachern; brother, Timothy and nephew, Christopher DuFrane.
Tom was specifically requested that there be no funeral service. He would like to be remembered as he lived. All memorials are to be made to Agrace HospiceCare, 5395 E. Cheryl Pkwy., Madison, WI 53711.
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