Sabocik, age 72 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019.
He was born on
April 17, 1947 in Gary, IN, to Michael John and Elvera (Bailey) Sabocik.
Michael is survived
by his loving wife of 35 years, Marilyn Dartz Sabocik; daughter, Katherine (Danen)
Sabocik-Holmgren; grandchildren, Michelle Holmgren and Madison Holmgren; his
mother, Elvera Sabocik; two brothers, William (Linda) Sabocik and Thomas
Sabocik; brother in law, Edward Dartz and his wife Dr. Carol Dartz; nephew,
Adam (Allison) Sabocik; great-nephew, Aiden Sabocik; aunt and Godmother, Ann
Sabocik; special friend, Chris Farabaugh; and many cousins, extended family
members and friends.
He was preceded in
death by Father, Michael John Sabocik.
Michael was a 1965
graduate of Andrean High School. After graduating from Indiana University,
Michael became a social worker at the Lake County Department of Public
Welfare where he met his wife and many lifelong friends. He then worked as a
Letter Carrier for the Chesterton Branch of the United States Postal Service
and retired following 34 years of service, most of which was spent
delivering mail in Dune Acres. He was a Union President of Branch 4800 of
the National Association of Letter Carriers for 15 years. He was a huge
admirer of Bob Dylan and had his entire collection of records, vinyl and
CDs. He was also an avid fan of the Chicago Blackhawks and player Marian
Hossa, a fellow Czechoslovakian.
The family asks you
to please join them for a prayer service led by Michael's cousin, Father
Dennis Michael Hand Sabocik, to remember our loving husband and father,
Michael to be held on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Katherine and
Danen's home with luncheon to follow. Please contact the family for more
Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304, is assisting with
Michael's final arrangements.
In lieu of flowers
memorial donations in Michael's honor may be made to the charity of your
may be made to the family at www.ee-fh.com