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Thomas W Waldschmidt

Thomas W. Waldschmidt, 71, Hamilton, ND, left this world peacefully December 25, 2021.

Tom was born in Fond Du Lac Wisconsin and lived in the surrounding area until relocating to Hamilton in 2011. He was a Staff Sgt. in the US Air Force, spending time in Germany and Japan. Tom retired as a Deputy Sheriff in Washington County, Wisconsin, after at 25 year career. He also was an EMT, Fireman, medical transport driver and over the road trucker. He once drove a semi full of supplies to Louisiana to aid the Hurricane Katrina victims. Once he was in ND he worked several harvests driving potato & sugar beet trucks. Tom was a member of the American Legion and National Association for Amateur Radio. He enjoyed spending winters in Arizona and traveling around the United States visiting National Parks and historical sites.

He was preceded in death by his wife Clara (Tootie) and brother Gerald. He leaves behind Vicki Hill, his one and only for the past 10 years. His children, all in Wisconsin, are Jessica (Steve Jaeger), Christina (Michael King) and Kevin (Kayla). He has 3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters. Brothers John (Bobbie) and James are also in Wisconsin.

A memorial service will be held in West Bend, Wisconsin, in the spring.

Tom’s favorite charities were for Law Enforcement and Veterans.

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I has the pleasure of working with Tom at the Washington County Sheriff's Office. He was a good officer and a fine person.

Jed Dolnick Jan 18 2022 8:43 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Waldschmidt

Tom Abbott (Detective-retired) Jan 10 2022 4:07 PM

Worked with Tom for several years at the Washington Co Sheriff's Office. He was a good man and will be missed!

T. Abbott (Detective-retired) Jan 10 2022 4:05 PM

Sorry for the loss of Tom. I worked with him in 1985 doing contract work for WE Energies. We would ride together from Allenton. Great guy always involved in serving others.

Gary Konrath Jan 5 2022 9:33 AM

So sorry for your loss.

Edna and Ronnie Sharp Jan 1 2022 9:55 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Waldschmidt

Edna and Ronnie Sharp Jan 1 2022 9:53 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Waldschmidt

Bobbi Thomma Dec 31 2021 8:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thomas Waldschmidt

Brown Kathleen Dec 30 2021 11:07 PM

So sorry to hear of Tom's passing! Vernon was my first cousin. May memories comfort you.

Joan Waldschmidt Steinke Dec 30 2021 11:05 PM

Vicki and Tom's family
We are so sorry to hear of Tom's passing. We hold you in our thoughts and prayers. May he rest in peace.

Gary and Edna Lindenberger Dec 30 2021 4:48 PM

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