Thomas Russell Polensky was born on June 14, 1966 in Watertown, the son of Russell and Mildred (Schumacher) Polensky. He was a graduate of Watertown High School and Madison School of Engineering. Tom was employed as an electrical engineer at MarquipWardUnited in Phillips. He had been a resident of the Phillips area for many years. Tom loved the outdoors. He enjoyed snowmobiling and cooking.
Tom is survived by his mother, Millie of Watertown; a sister, Lynn (Bob) Rebers of Falls Church, VA, a brother, Jim (Kathy) Polensky of Watertown, two nephews, Matthew and Nathan Polensky and two nieces, Bethany and Katie Rebers. He is further survived by other relatives and friends. Tom was preceded in death by his father, Russell, and a brother, Jerry.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday January 6, 2015 at 11 a.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Watertown with Rev. Karl Walther officiating. Burial will be at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia. Relatives and friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. The Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.