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 Thomas S. Kromkowski

Thomas S. Kromkowski

Birth
South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Death 7 Sep 2011 (aged 69)
Niles, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Burial South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Plot P.C. 9
Memorial ID 176336693 · View Source
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From the SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE, September 10, 2011:

SOUTH BEND - Former Indiana House Representative, Thomas S. Kromkowski, 69, of Cassopolis, MI (formerly of South Bend, IN) passed away at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2011 at Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles, MI, following a long battle with cancer.

Kromkowski represented the West Side District of South Bend for 26 years, before retiring in March of 2006. In addition to serving as an Indiana State Representative, Tom worked for AM General for 29 years until he retired in January of 2004. The South Bend native was born on September 2, 1942 to Bert and Virginia (Buzalski) Kromkowski. His father, Bert "Bronco" Kromkowski preceded him in death.

Tom graduated from St. Joseph's High School in 1960 and then on August 10, 1963 he married his long-time sweetheart, Janeen K. Beard at St. John the Baptist Church in South Bend, IN. She passed away on August 15, 2002. He is survived by his mother, Virginia Kromkowski of Cassopolis, MI; daughter, Julie (Kromkowski) McSweeney (husband Michael) of Atlanta, GA; son, Greg Kromkowski (wife Misha) of Dallas, TX; and four grandchildren, Sean McSweeney of Atlanta, GA, Tyler, Rex, and Kate Margaret Kromkowski, all of Dallas, TX. Tom was a U.S. Army Veteran, who served in Vietnam from 1967-1968. He was a parishioner at St. Stanislaus Parish in South Bend, a member of U.A.W. Local #5, AFL-CIO and MR Falcons Nest #4. As the representative for the West Side of South Bend, Kromkowski worked to represent the interests of working, middle-class residents. He was a friend to police, firefighters, teachers, and other organizations of South Bend in an effort to make his district stable and successful.

[Information submitted by Find A Grave contributor Don #46558676]


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  • Created by: bill3262
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176336693
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas S. Kromkowski (2 Sep 1942–7 Sep 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176336693, citing Saint Joseph Cemetery, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by bill3262 (contributor 48550421) .