Thomas Robert Getz

28 July, 194130 July, 2020

Thomas Robert Getz, 79, of Bradenton, Florida passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Lakewood Ranch Hospice House. Thomas was born July 28, 1941 in Ft Wayne, Indiana.

After graduating from Central Catholic High School, Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1959, Thomas went on to proudly serve his country in the United States Army. Thomas was a recipient of multiple sales awards, including MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table), and a member of the American Legion. He was a Harley Davidson enthusiast, fun-loving, outgoing, and the love of Jan's life.

Thomas is survived by his wife, Janis Getz; three step-daughters, Debra Shook, Sue Rosales, and Lori Augustyniak; step-son, Jim Pequignot, Jr; three sisters, Barbara, Cindy, and Debbie; and ten grandchildren. Thomas was preceded in death by parents Robert & Wilma Getz.

Contributions in Thomas' memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105,; or Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675,


  • Janis Getz, Wife
  • Debra Shook, Step Daughter
  • Sue Rosales, Step Daughter
  • Lori Augustyniak, Step Daughter
  • Jim Pequignot, Jr., Step Son
  • Robert & Wilma Gets, Parents (deceased)
  • Barbara, Sister
  • Cindy, Sister
  • Debbie, Sister
  • Ten grandchildren.

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  • A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date


Thomas Robert Getz

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Gerry Charvat

2 August 2020

To the family, Tom was a long time friend from high school days. We shared many good times and thought of him often and wondered where he was. I know he will be missed.

Gerry & Sandy Charvat

Jen Cripe

2 August 2020

Sorry to inform you Barbara Getz Ballard passed away November 29, 2019.
I'm sorry for your loss Jan

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