Obit: Tomczak, Deb (1952? – 2020)


Surnames: Tomczak, Talaga, Ruesgegger, Hommodi, Richardson, Morrison, Smith, Monahan, DeVries, Waszak, Pawlicki

----Source: THORP COURIER 05 Aug 2020

Tomczak, Deb (1952? – 14 JUL 2020)

Deb Tomczak, of Withee, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, after spending 68 years living a life filled with love and happiness.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary's Polish National Catholic Church in Lublin, WI on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Fr. Marion Talaga will officiate. Family and friends are welcome from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at church. Cuddie Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.

She was blessed to be married to Don Tomczak, Sr., the love of her life.

Deb retired from a career in sales and marketing as president of Debco Crane & Machinery in northern Illinois. She enjoyed many things in life; being a private pilot, owning and riding motorcycles, golf, fishing, camping, gardening, NASCAR, and crocheting her "scrubbies." Of course, she was an avid Green Bay Packer fan. Most of all, she enjoyed being with her family and friends, who she loved with all her heart. She was a giving person who donated a kidney to her brother, George, in 1998.

She is survived by her loving husband, Don Sr.; daughter, Julie (Markus) Ruesgegger; son, Don Tomczak, Jr.; her grandchildren: Destinee (Amine) Hoummodi, Rider Richardson, Kalee Richardson, Evelyn Rose Morrison, Brandon (Sydney) Smith; great-grandson, Desmond Monahan; brothers: Tim (Connie) DeVries and George (Debra) DeVries; sisters-in-law: Florence Waszak and Lillian Tomczak; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her beloved son, David: parents: George and Rose DeVries; sister and brother-in- law: DeeGee (Neil) Pawlicki; and brothers-in-law: Steve Tomczak and Ted Waszak.

In lieu of flowers Or plants, Deb would appreciate a donation be made to St. Mary's Polish National Catholic Church, PO Box 7, Lublin, WI 54447.

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