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Thomas Radka

1955 - 2011

Thomas Frederich Radka age 55 of Rogers Township
passed away January 28, 2011 at Cheboygan Hospice House

He was born June 5, 1955 in Rogers City
to Alvis and Hildegarde (Brege) Radka

Tom graduated from Rogers City High School in 1973. On September 17, 1977 he
married Carol Schaedig at St. Ignatius Catholic Church. He was employed by the
Rogers City Area Schools, and for the past 15 years served as the Treasurer for
Rogers Township. Mr. Radka was an active member of Peace Lutheran Church
where he was a Trustee and an Usher. Tom enjoyed hunting and fishing. He devoted
much of his time to youth activities in and around Rogers City.

He is survived by:
wife, Carol;
2 daughters, Lynn Radka of Gainesville, Virginia and
Paula (Timothy) Idalski of Rogers City;
mother, Hildegarde Radka of Rogers City;
2 sisters, Marsha (David) Grulke of Rogers City and
Connie (Duane) Dembny of Rogers City;
father and mother in law, Howard and Catherine Schaedig of Rogers City;
sister in law, Patricia (Wayne) Jackson of Whitehall; and
many nieces and nephews

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Alvis

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday from 3:00 until 8:00 p.m. with
a prayer service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Monday at
Peace Lutheran Church from 10:00 a.m. through time of funcral at 11:00 a.m. with
Pastor Kevin Jones officiating.

Inurnment will take place at Memorial Park Cemetery

Memorials may be given to Peace Lutheran Church, or, in memory of Tom, a fund
will be set up to help children in need in the Rogers City School District,
American Cancer Society, or Cheboygan Hospice House.

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Thomas Radka – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI