Edward J. “Eddie” Tholl, 53, of Pier Street in Port Washington died Thursday, July 26, 2007 of an apparent heart attack while playing racquet ball in West Allis, Wisconsin.
He was born November 22, 1953 in Port Washington to Edward A. and Ann Marie Skeris Tholl. He was a great athlete, playing quarterback his senior year at Port Washington High School. After graduation he played wide receiver with the University of New Mexico, and later received his Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Eddie was currently a construction laborer for the Wisconsin Power Plant Constructors with WE Energies at the Port Washington Power Plant and the current union steward of Laborers Local 113. He was still a sports enthusiast and played golf, tennis and racquet ball. He also had quite a collection of movies, enjoyed traveling and thrill rides with his nieces and had a great love of animals, especially his dogs.
He is survived by his brother Nic Tholl of the town of Port Washington and sister Jennifer Greiert of Shawano. Further survived by nieces Rachel and Rosalind Greiert, brother-in-law John Greiert of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, longtime girlfriend Lori Plutowski of Port Washington, dearest friend Don (Diane) Schultz of Oregon, Wisconsin, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother John E. Tholl.
Pastor Gene Berres will officiate funeral services 5:30 pm on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 at the funeral home. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lake Church. Visitation from 3 – 5:15 pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials to charity of choice appreciated.