Thaddeus M. "Ted" Frankowski

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    - Marie Fernandez
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Thaddeus M. Frankowski "Ted", age 91, of Hobart passed away Monday, December 9, 2013 at the VNA Hospice Center in Valparaiso, IN. Ted was born September 7, 1922 in Gary, IN to the late Walter and Bernice (Jablonski) Frankowski. Ted was a millwright with U.S. Steel retiring in 1982 with over 40 years of service. On January 25, 1947 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Ted married the love of his life, Lillian Sidor. Ted was a member of Assumption BVM Catholic Church in New Chicago. He was a former member of Holy Family Church in Gary and was a loving friend of Rev. Stanley Milewski, Pastor. Ted was a WWII Army veteran serving in the European Theater. He was a member of American Legion Post #207 and PNA Silver Bell Club Lodge #2365. Ted is survived by his loving wife, Lillian of Hobart; sons: Mitch (Mary Jo) Frankowski of Hobart and Ted (Rosemary) Frankowski of Brownsburg; five grandchildren: Jennifer (Todd) Huff of Rensselaer, Matthew (Jennifer) Frankowski of Morgan Township, Lisa Frankowski of Brownsburg, Ben Frankowski of South Bend, and Steven Frankowski of Brownsburg; and several nieces and nephews. Ted was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Harriet Zygmunt; three brothers: Ben, Stanley and Hank Frankowski. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin Friday December 13, 2013 with 9:30 a.m. prayers at Rees Funeral Home, 600 W. Old Ridge Road, Hobart, IN and then proceed to Assumption BVM Church, 3530 Illinois St., Hobart, IN with Rev. Lourdu Pasala officiating at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Calumet Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00-8:00 p.m. with a 4:30 p.m. prayer service at the funeral home. There will also be a PNA Silver Bell service and American Legion memorial service during the visitation. Please call (219) 942-2109 for additional information or go online at

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Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel - Hobart
600 West Old Ridge Road
Hobart, IN 46342
(219) 942-2109
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Published in The Times from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2013
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