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Thomas Latz

Thomas Latz

1942 - 2023


Thomas Michael Latz age 80 of Rogers City Passed away at home on January 9, 2023.

He was born March 19, 1942 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Walter and Lucile (Glunt) Latz.

Tom is survived by his wife, Jan; two sons, Mike (Jenny) Sobeck of Gaylord and Russell Sobeck of Rogers City; four grandchildren, Ally (Luis) Lopez, Taylor (Ian Travis) Sobeck, Adam (Isabella Rebolho) Sobeck and Kylah Sobeck; one great grandson, Christian Lopez; a sister-in-law, Barb Latz of Indianapolis; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dave Latz and a nephew, Mike Latz.

Tom served in the United States Army from 1963 through 1966. On April 20, 1985 he married Jan Flewelling-Sobeck at St. John Lutheran Church in Rogers City. He enjoyed Formula One Racing and the Indy 500, watching the Chicago Bears, St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Red Wings (only when they were winning). He also enjoyed music, gardening and his flowers. Tom loved his grandchildren, he had a nickname for each of them, and most everyone he met. His great nephew gave him the nickname of “Uncle Crazy”.

Friends may visit at Peace Lutheran Church on Friday, January 13th from 10 a.m. through time of his memorial service at 11 a.m. with Pastor J. Derek Riddle officiating.

Inurnment will take place at Peace Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to Peace Lutheran Church or Hospice of Michigan in memory of Tom Latz.

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