Thomas Arras


Service Time: 6/20/2017 1:00 PM
Visitation Time: 6/20/2017 11:00 AM
Location: Peace Lutheran Church
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Thomas W Arras, age 75, went home to the Lord on Sunday, June 18, 2017 after an unexpected medical condition. He was born on April 23, 1942 in Monroe, MI to William and Florence (Raddatz) Arras. Thomas was united in marriage to Beth Kriese on October 17, 1993 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Appleton.


Thomas was an active member at Peace Lutheran Church in Hartford, he loved serving the Lord and studying his word. He also loved spending time with family and friends.    


Thomas is survived by his Beloved wife Beth; loving children, Mike (Bobbi) of Grand Rapids, MI, David (Kelly) of Duluth, MN, Jason (Ann) of Shakopee, MN, step children Brett (Tamara) Kriese of Menomonee Falls, and Jill (Robert) Kriese of Appleton. 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchild and mother in-law Gertrude Tews.  He is further survived by other relatives and friends.


Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, daughter Julie Marie, and father in –law Walter Tews.


Funeral Services for Thomas will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 1001 Center St., Hartford on Tuesday, June 20 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Aaron Steinbrenner presiding. A time of visitation for family and friends will be from 11:00 AM until the time of service. 


Internment St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Ulm, MN.  


In lieu of flowers, memorials to W.E.L.S church and schools, preferably Peace Lutheran Church or School are appreciated.



Guest left condolence on Monday, June 19, 2017 9:40 AM

Jay and family, Jesus comfort you in your earthly loss. Christ is risen! Craig Engel

Guest left condolence on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 11:58 AM

Memories are God's gift to those left behind. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time. Take Care and God Bless! Steve and Doris Boehm, Rice Lake, WI

Guest left condolence on Sunday, June 25, 2017 9:27 AM

Our hearts & prayers for Beth & family. So sorry to hear of this news. God's richest comfort help you through this hard time of grief, and encourage your hearts, knowing Tom went from life to Life, living still & forever with Jesus, and you will see him again in our new Home! -Bill & Martha Torreson of Holy Trinity Lutheran in Wyoming, MI