Tadeusz Bancer


Tadeusz John "Dutch"

Tadeusz John "Dutch" Bancer, age 85, of Toledo, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio's Perrysburg facility surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 21, 1927, in Toledo, OH to Stanley and Frances (Masikowska) Bancer. Tadeusz worked for Libbey Owens Ford, retiring in 1988. A WWII Veteran of the US Army, he was a member of the VFW Buddy Frankowski Post 5530. Tadeusz was proud of his Polish heritage and loved Polish music. He was an avid gardener as well, known for his beautiful roses and veggies. He was a former parishioner of St. Vincent De Paul Catholic Church and a current member of St. Adalbert Catholic Church.

Tadeusz is survived by his daughters, Marcy (Victor) Anderson and Linda Bancer; grandchildren, Natalie and Andy Osborn, and Eric and Allison Anderson; great-grandchildren, Lillian and Shelby Osborn; sister, Helen Gross; brother, Steve Bancer; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Joann (Barney) Bancer; and sisters, Regina Glesmer, Michalina Dziedzic and Stephanie Jaskolski.

A Funeral Service for Tadeusz will be held on Thursday, March 28 at 10 a.m. in St. Adalbert Catholic Church with Deacon Gerald Ignatowski presiding.

Tadeusz's family would like to thank special nieces Mary Ann and Sue for their loving care, phone calls and visits. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Please view and offer condolences at


Published in Toledo Blade on Mar. 24, 2013