Thomas DENT
Raymond V. DENT
Beatrice Abigail LOGAN

Thomas James DENT of Cuba City


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Elizabeth ("Betty") SCHROEDER

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Thomas James DENT of Cuba City

  • Born: 15 Sep 1924, Georgetown, Grant Co., WI, USA 1
  • Married: 24 Aug 1949, Kieler, Grant, WI, USA
  • Died: 1 Nov 2007, St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, Dane Co., WI, USA 1

  Research Notes:

"CUBA CITY, Wis. — Thomas J. Dent, 83, of Cuba City, died Thursday, Nov. 1, 2007, at St. Mary's Hospital, Madison....

Mr. Dent owned and operated Thomas Dent Trucking from 1948 to 1958. In 1958, he started working at John Deere Dubuque Works, where he remained until his retirement in 1990.

He was born Sept. 15, 1924, in Georgetown, son of Raymond and Abigail (Bea) Dent. He married Elizabeth "Betty" Schroeder on Aug. 24, 1949, in Kieler.

Tom graduated from Cuba City High School and then went into the Army, he was a World War II veteran.

He was a member of United Auto Workers Local 94. He was a member of the St. Rose Parish, where he was an usher for over 35 years. Tom also was a member of the Henry Pinch Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 104 in Cuba City, where he had been the commander and chaplain of the post. He was a member of the Cuba City Council for over 25 years, and was president of the council for 14 years.

Tom was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was known as "Poppy" to all of his grandchildren and their friends.

Surviving are his wife, Betty; two daughters, Patricia (Gary) Casper, of Poynette, and Donna Giellis, of Cuba City; a son, Thomas (Wanda) Dent, of Chanhassen, Minn.; a brother, Richard (Fran) Dent, of Wisconsin Rapids; six sisters-in law, Dorothy Wedig, of Belmont, Madonna (Truman) Bowden, of Cuba City, and Rita Jane (Jack) Tracy, Tokiko Schroeder and Linda Kieffer, all of Kieler, and Audrey (Aaron) Digman, of Monroe; six grandchildren, Elizabeth (David) Anderson, Christopher Casper, Thomas Dent, Georgia Giellis, Michael Dent and Drew Dent.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son-in-law, Raymond J. Giellis; father and mother-in-law, Arthur and Emeline (Kieler) Schroeder; and two brothers-in-law, Dennis Schroeder and Keith Wedig." 2

   Marriage Information:

Thomas married Elizabeth ("Betty") SCHROEDER, daughter of Arthur SCHROEDER and Emeline KIELER, on 24 Aug 1949 in Kieler, Grant, WI, USA. (Elizabeth ("Betty") SCHROEDER was born on 28 Jun 1931.)


1 (from: U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing)).

2 FindAGrave.

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