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Tommy James Wysocki, 73, of Traverse City passed away Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at Munson Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Tommy was born on Easter Sunday, April 9, 1944 to Chester and Evelyn (Forton) Wysocki in Traverse City. He graduated from Grand Rapids Catholic Central School. After high school Tommy entered the construction trades as a brick layer. He worked all over the country with some of his notable work being projects with Dow Chemical, the Upper Peninsula mines and multiple projects in Minnesota and the Dakotas. Tommy was a proud member of the Local Nines Bricklayer Union.
He enjoyed deer hunting at the family cabin in Kalkaska and fishing whitefish and lake trout on East Bay. Tommy bowled with his family in a league in Traverse City and knew all the morel mushroom hunting spots.
Tommy is survived by his fiancé of 40 years, Jackie Jacobs; sons, Tony (Christine) Reed and Cory Boradus; sister, Ann (Gale) Schaub; brother, Joe Wysocki; grandsons, Tony Reed, Jordan Reed and Adam Reed; granddaughter, Kylie Jacobs; two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Per Tommy's wishes cremation has taken place. The family will hold privates services at a later date.
Those wishing an expression of sympathy are encouraged to direct contributions to Munson Dialysis Center, 4062 W. Royal Dr., Traverse City, MI 49684.
Please share your thoughts and memories of Tommy with his family by way of his online guestbook at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on November 21, 2017
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