Thomas Paul Bracik, 76, of Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Community South. He was born on January 20, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois to the late John and Frances (Jakse) Bracik. He was married to the love of his life, Marcia Delores Potocki, on November 22, 1969; she survives.
Tom received his degree from Morraine Valley Community College and worked in the steel industry in sales for 30 + years, retiring from Arcana. He served in the Army National Guard and was an active member in KSKJ and The Slovenian National Home for over 30 years. He was a member of the Msgr. Downey, Council 3660, Knights of Columbus. Tom was a train enthusiast and could play the Banjo, mandolin and Button Box. He enjoyed playing polkas with his bandmates at the NASH any time the opportunity presented itself. Tom was a huge animal lover as he had SEVERAL beloved dogs throughout his life time. Above all, he was devoted and dedicated to his family who will deeply miss him.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Marcia Bracik; children, Tricia (John) Hutton, Todd Bracik, Tiffany (Ross) Maddox and Therese (Matt) Houze; brother, John (Phyllis) Bracik; and grandchildren, Hannah, Tessa, Connor, Jake, Lizzie and Ben. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Lorraine Serrette.
Family and friends will gather on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 10 to 12 noon in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, 1458 S. Meridian St., where prayers will be said at 12 noon before leaving for Mass. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 11 at 12:30 p.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1530 Union St., with Rev. Duc Pham, O.F.M. presiding. Burial will follow mass in Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions have been suggested to the Slovenian National Home, 2717 W. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN 46222 or Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1530 Union St., Indianapolis, IN 46225.
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