In Memory Of

Dale H. Thomas

April 30, 1930 - February 29, 2024

Monday, March 11th, 2024 - 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
110 W. Begley Street
Greenwood, WI 54437

Monday, March 11th, 2024 - 11:00 a.m.
Our Savior's Lutheran Church
110 W. Begley Street
Greenwood, WI 54437

Full Obituary

     DALE H. THOMAS, age 93, of Greenwood, WI, peacefully entered eternal life on Thursday, February 29, 2024.  Funeral services will be held at 11am on Monday, March 11, 2024 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Greenwood.  Rev. Elizabeth Bier will officiate, and burial will follow in the Greenwood City Cemetery, with military rites conducted by the Greenwood American Legion Post #238.  Visitation will be held at the church, on Monday, from 9:30am until time of service.
     Dale Harvey Thomas was born on April 30, 1930 in Neillsville, WI to Melvin M. and Altah A. (nee Sischo) Thomas, and was the last living of five children.  Growing up on a dairy farm in Greenwood, Dale loved to read and hunt.  His 8 years of schooling never slowed his accomplishments, which included a small bar and blacksmith shop.  Dale then moved to Milwaukee and worked for American Motors, before starting his successful machine shop, which he ran until he retired in 1990.  He met his lovely wife, Crystal E. Roix, at a 4H meeting.  They married on June 26, 1954, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Longwood.  He and Criss enjoyed roller skating in their younger years and were avid card players and loved to dance.
     Dale thoroughly enjoyed hunting, and his accomplishments were displayed in his basement museum which included; bear, cougar, moose, caribou, mountain lion, and sheep to name a few.  Other pastimes were bowling, golfing, his fishing trips to Canada, and he enjoyed helping with the Streets of Greenwood Museum.  He was also a great accordion player and he enjoyed playing the harmonica.
     He was a member of the Safari Club and the Greenwood Industrial Development.
     Dale is survived by his wife, Criss, of Germantown, WI; his children: Dennis (Lori) Thomas of Campbellsport, WI, Carmon (Mark) Mathy of Germantown, WI, Timothy Thomas of Lebanon, MO, Eric (Terri) Thomas of Hubertus, WI and Cynthia (Steven) Behmke of Slinger, WI.  Dale is also survived by his eldest daughter, Cathy (Larry) Pupp of Houston MN, along with 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren; 2 step great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
     He was preceded in death by his parents; one grandson: Jason Pupp; two sisters: Geneva Olson and Helen Severson; and two brothers: Frank and Ralph Thomas.
     Online condolences may be expressed at
     Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood, WI is assisting the family with arrangements.