Thomas “Tom” Gracyalny, age 88, formerly of New London, passed away on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in Green Bay after a year long illness.
Tom was born September 23, 1926 in Menasha to the late Thomas and Lottie (Klenke) Gracyalny. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII while stationed in Japan. Tom worked many years for Menasha Corporation. He lived with his sister and brother-in-law in New London for the past 25 years, before moving into an assisted living home two years ago. Tom had a love for model trains and traveling
Tom is survived by one sister, Fay Elsner; nieces and nephews, Bob (Alice) Elsner, Janet (Barry) Duch, Darlene (Gary) Kluge, Dennis (Kathy) Elsner, Marie Hahn, Donna Hahn, and Lonny Hahn; numerous great-nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Tom is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Fern Elsner and Carol Hahn; an infant sister, Cleo; brothers-in-laws, Henry Elsner, George Elsner and Leonard Elsner; nephews, Terry Elsner and Gary Elsner. He is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
A private family service will be held. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Neenah.
The family would like to thank the staff at Kindred Hearts of Green Bay, Angels In Humboldt and Hospice Advantage for their loving care.
The Cline and Hanson Funeral Home in New London is serving the family. www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com