Thomas "Tom" A. Drinkman

February 16, 1961 ~ October 20, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old

Thomas "Tom" Drinkman Obituary

Thomas “Tom” Alan Drinkman went to be with his Jesus at home with his wife and children by his side on Friday, October 20, 2023.

He was born February 16, 1961 to Donald Sebert and Mary Elizabeth (Marfell) Drinkman in Menomonie, WI.  He was raised in Eau Claire where he graduated from Memorial High School in 1980.  He married Tammy Jean Knowles in 1983.  He was a part of the Sundowner Drum Corps for 12 years.  He loved to camp, fish and hunt and attend Eau Claire Express Games.  He loved to spend time with his family and friends and  playing games.  He enjoyed volunteering in the church in Royal Rangers, Children’s Ministry, Van Ministry, Cleaning the church, and Cup of Joy.  He loved to go to the parades the church was in.

He was preceded in death by his father Donald Sebert Drinkman, brother David John Drinkman, paternal grandparents Harry and Bernice Drinkman, and maternal grandparents Donald and Shirley Marfell.

He is survived by his wife Tammy of Eau Claire, son Brandan of Augusta, daughter Tiffany Drinkman of Eau Claire, mother Mary Zemple of Eau Claire, sister Linda (Jeff) Olson of Schofield, WI , brothers Robert (Shelly) Drinkman of Lake Hallie and Richard Drinkman of Eau Claire, niece Elizabeth Krause of Rothschild, WI and nephews Eric Olson of Schofield, Zak Krause of Rothschild, Adam Krause of Rothschild, Jacob Olson of Schofield, Nathaniel Drinkman of Eau Claire, Sascha Knowles of Poysippi, WI and niece Breanna Drinkman of Lake Hallie. 

A memorial service for Tom will take place at 12:30 pm on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Harvestime Church South, 26550 W. Mondovi Street, Eleva, WI 54738 with Pastor Adam Norlander officiating.  Memorial visitation will take place at the church an hour prior to the service.  A luncheon will take place at the church immediately following the service.  Inurnment will take place at a later date in the Lakeview Cemetery in Eau Claire.

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Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3209 Rudolph Road, Eau Claire, WI 54701 is assisting the family with the arrangements.  

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October 28, 2023

11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Harvestime Church South (Mondovi Street)

Memorial Service
October 28, 2023

12:30 PM
Harvestime Church South (Mondovi Street)

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