Tim Graczyk, 55
Brainerd and formerly of Foley
Sept. 23, 1958-Sept. 26, 2013
Tim Graczyk, age 55, of Brainerd and formerly of Foley, died Thursday September 26, 2013 at the St. Cloud Hospital from complications of a heart attack.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, September 30, 2013 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Morrill. The Rev. Leo Moenkedick will officiate. Burial will be in the Parish Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 Sunday at the Foley Funeral Home in Foley and one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday. Parish Prayers will be at 6 pm Sunday at the funeral home. Arrangements were made by the Foley Funeral Home.
Timothy Graczyk was born September 23, 1958 in Little Falls, Minnesota to Joseph and Delores (Bower) Graczyk. Tim had lived in the Foley and Brainerd area and worked for Franklin Company, Midland Nursery and Helmin Construction. Tim was a proud man who would stand up for his beliefs and always for his family. Tim was blessed with another family at the REM House Boulder Court in Brainerd. There he found life the way it should be and the true meaning of friendships. Tim always enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing; playing Skippo; drinking mountain dew and being with friends and family. Tim cherished his parents. The family would like to thank the Centra Care Cardiac Unit and Spiritual Care for their compassion during this difficult time. Tim was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Delores Graczyk of Foley and brothers and sisters; Ronnie (Gloria), Hillman; Susie (Jim) Urbanska, Brainerd; Mike (Karla), Howard Lake; Randy, Puposky, MN; Mary Jo (Terry) Reich, Rice; Tammy (Kevin) Krotzer, Milaca and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his infant sister, Mary and Godmother, Helen Rudnitski.
Published in the St. Cloud Times on Sept. 28, 2013