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Obituary for Thomas Aldo Madrigrano

Thomas Aldo Madrigrano, 69 years old, a resident of Henderson, NV passed away peacefully Monday, January 29, 2024, at St. Rose Siena Hospital in Henderson.

Born on November 10, 1954, in Kenosha, WI, he was the son of the late Aldo and Thomasina (Montemurro) Madrigrano. Tom attended St. Mary’s and Mt. Carmel Catholic Grade School, St. Joseph High School and University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

He was employed at family-owned operations the majority of his career. Full time employment started at Seven Up Bottling Co.,Inc. of Kenosha, Racine and Walworth where he became Vice President until November 1986 when the company was sold to Kemmerer Bottling Group. Tom worked with Kemmerer Bottling for one year before moving to the family beer business W.O.W. Distributing Co., Inc. of Waukesha, Ozaukee and Washington Counties as Vice President of Operations.

Tom acquired many close friendships in his lifetime. He was a kind, fun, energetic and caring person. His good humor will be missed by all who knew him. To know him was to love him. While he enjoyed living in the Milwaukee and Las Vegas areas, he often returned to Kenosha to see many personal and business friends and family members. He traveled throughout the United States, South Africa and Europe, and really enjoyed travels to Italy to learn about where his four grandparents were born.

Throughout his lifetime he was involved in many philanthropic organizations, always wanting to give back to the communities he lived in. He is a former member of the Racine Rotary, numerous soft drink and beer organizations as well a Lifetime member of the Kenosha Italian American Club and a member of the Las Vegas Italian American Club.

Tom attended concerts and sporting events, enjoyed playing tennis and pickle ball in Las Vegas and so much more. His love of music started in grade school while being a member of the Queensmen Squires Drum and Bugle Corp. where he started his lifelong love of being a drummer. For many years Tom enjoyed hunting and fishing trips with friends.

Tom particularly cherished time spent with his family, and taking them on numerous adventures and wonderful trips. He was an avid sports fan for both the Chicago and Milwaukee sports teams.

He was the amazing father of Nicole Ryan (Ryan Wolfe) and Anna Madrigrano. He was the proud grandfather “papa” of Doralee, Liam, Killian, Thomas Aldo, Brielle Nicole and Isabella Mae. He so loved spending time with them. He is also survived by his siblings Gina Madrigrano Friebus (Bill Friebus), Kathy Madrigrano (Luigi Comi), Aldo Madrigrano (Dawn); and a niece, Valentina Comi. He is further survived by numerous cousins.

Tom was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Henderson, NV.

He is preceded in death by his parents, and grandparents Thomas and Sarah Montemurro and Eugene and MiMi Madrigrano as well as many aunts and uncles.

Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at Proko Funeral Home. A prayer service will be held at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024, from Proko Funeral Home to St. Mary Catholic Church, Kenosha WI. Mass of Christian Burial will commence at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will follow in All Saints Mausoleum, Pleasant Prairie, WI. A celebration of life will be held in Las Vegas at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Thomas Aldo Madrigrano Scholarship at Carthage College or the Kenosha Italian American Club.

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory
5111-60th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144
Phone: (262) 654-3533
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