In Memoriam: Tom Wanke

The National Fluid Power Association is saddened to share the news that Tom Wanke, CFPE, director of the Fluid Power Industrial Consortium and Industry Relations at Milwaukee School of Engineering, passed away June 21, 2022.

“Tom’s impact on the fluid power industry will be felt for generations,” said Eric Lanke, president and CEO of the National Fluid Power Association. “He has been an instrumental partner in our growth and vitality, and we join the countless number of friends, former students, and colleagues that are mourning his passing.”

Wanke’s Funeral Service will be held Wednesday July 6,2022 at 7pm AT THE FUNERAL HOME; N84 W17937 Menomonee Ave., Menomonee Falls. Visitation Wed 4pm until time of the Service. Please click HERE to watch the Service on Livestream.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Tom Wanke Memorial Engineering Scholarship are appreciated.

Tom Wanke Memorial Engineering Scholarship

c/o Ann Wanke



For more information about Tom’s funeral service, please visit his obituary here.


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