Thomas (Tom) Kowalczyk (1946 - 2012) .
January 25, 2012
Green Bay Press-Gazette .
Thomas "Tom" Kowalczyk, 65, Oconto Falls, died peacefully Tuesday
morning, Jan. 24, 2012, at home, with his wife and children present. He
born May 29, 1946, in Milwaukee, to John and Mary (Karpeck) Kowalczyk.
teenager, Tom moved with his family to Oconto Falls, where he graduated
high school with the class of 1965.
On Jan. 4, 1969, he married Patricia "Patti" Wonser in Oconto. Tom
lived in Milwaukee, Oconto Falls and Appleton where he worked for
Magna Graphics. Tom moved back to Oconto Falls in 1998 following the
of his wife. Twelve years later, Tom was blessed to have someone very
special, Marjorie Snyder, come into his life and they were married Dec.
2011, in Oconto Falls. Tom was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church
at one time, enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Survivors are his wife, Margie Kowalczyk, Oconto Falls; two daughters,
Tracy (David) Lorens, Plymouth; Shannon (Salvador) Diaz, Milwaukee;
grandchildren, Tim and Ryan Albrechtson, Hannah Lorens, Maria and
Diaz; his stepchildren, Misty Earley, Oconto Falls; Nichole Earley,
five step-grandchildren, Shelbe (Jeff) Kafka, Seth Fiddler, Jade
Effenberger, Preston Chandler and 16 month old Blake "Baba" Allen
who he shared a special relationship with; one sister, Dolores (Jim)
Dornick, Oconto Falls; one brother, John (Pat) Kowalczyk, Oconto Falls;
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Patti.
Jones Funeral Service in Oconto Falls (920-848-2222 or visit:
Visitation will continue after 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan.
28, 2012, at St. Anthony Catholic Church until the time of service.
Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at the church with the
Fr. Joel Sember officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
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