THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Thomas A. Dufek
Issue Date: August 22, 2019
Thomas A. Dufek, age 73, of Crooked Lake, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019 of a short illness at St. Marys' Hospital, surrounded by family.
He was the 3rd son of the late Carl and Phyllis Dufek of Lena. He was a 1964 graduate of Lena High School, then he proudly served his country in the United States Air Force in Germany from 1964 " 1968.
He was an electrician by trade. Tom enjoyed deer hunting, ATV-ing and he was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Shari Dufek; 6 Children, Damien (Susanne) Dufek, Eric (Candy) Dufek, Cynthia (Richard) Netwal, Claudia (Brian) Klein, Tracy (Brian) Kracht and Christine (Todd) Meyer; 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers, Lee (Ann), Gary (Josephine) and Charles (Lori); 3 sisters, Carol (Roger) Borkovec, Donna (Craig) Rider and Kathy (Leonard) Lindstrom; 2 aunts and many nieces and nephews.
Including his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 nephews.
Services will be held at a later date. Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home is assisting the family.