Veronica A. Tomczak

Veronica A. Tomczak, 92, of the Illinois Veteran's Home, died at 6:10 p.m. Sunday (July 13, 2014) in the home.

She was born Feb. 21, 1922, in Wyandotte, Mich., a daughter of Jacob & Veronica (Frank) Millesz. She married Raymond Tomczak on May 16, 1942. He died May 22, 2004.

Veronica was a graduate of Denby High School in Detroit. She was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church.

Veronica was active during her time at the Veteran's Home and had volunteered as a Sunset Lady, lectored at Mass and participated with the Veteran's Voices singing group. She loved to read, especially the newspaper. She was also a good cook and enjoyed crocheting.

Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Tomczak, of Quincy; a nephew, George Faust, his wife, Elizabeth, and a niece, Marianne Faust, all of Michigan; and great-nieces, Heather (Jonathan) Scharret of Michigan and Beth (John) McIntyre of Connecticut.

In addition to her husband, Veronica was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Mary Faust, her husband, George; and a brother, Joseph Millesz.

SERVICES: A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 17, in All Faiths Chapel at the Illinois Veteran's Home with the Rev. Donald Blickhan conducting. Interment will be in Sunset Cemetery.

VISITATION: 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, in the chapel.

MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, the Illinois Veteran's Home Activities Fund.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.


Condolences may be expressed online at

Funeral Home

Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-1011

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from July 15 to July 17, 2014