Thomas Kirsch

Thomas “Tom” W. Kirsch, 49, Edgar, died Sunday, May 14, 2017.
He was born June 16, 1967, in Marshfield, the son of Rita Kirsch of Stratford and the late Roland Kirsch. On May 18, 1991, he married Tammy Duvall at the First United Church of Christ, Colby. She survives.
Tom was currently employed at Wausau Window and Wall Systems in Wausau. He was a member of the Hope Lutheran Church, where he was trustee for both the cemetery board and church council. Tom also enjoyed his role as a 4-H leader, was a member of the Edgar Area Jaycees, a hunter’s safety instructor and the treasurer for the Central Wisconsin Whitetails Unlimited. Among his favorite pastimes, he liked hunting and fishing, bear hunting with Tammy, polka dancing, skiing, playing volleyball and was an avid softball player in his younger years. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially attending his sons’ many events.
Survivors include his wife, Tammy; two sons, Tyler and Taylor; his mother, Rita; mother-in-law, Carol Duvall, Colby; Tammy’s grandmother, Zona Edblom, Colby; six siblings, Diane Krcma, Marshfield, Duane (Renee) Kirsch, Stevens Point, Larry (Carol) Kirsch, Stratford, Mary (Patty) Kirsch, Oshkosh, Dennis (Jody) Kirsch, Stratford, and Renee (John) Manders, Appleton; his brother-in-law, Don Schultz, Marshfield; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his father, Roland, he was preceded in death by one sister, Annette Schultz; and his father-in-law, Allen Duvall.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Hope Lutheran Church, 4356 State Highway 97, Edgar. Rev. Mark Reiff presided. Burial was in the church cemetery. Visitation was on Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at the church and again on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the church.
Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Edgar is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at

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