Fadlevic, Jr., 84, of Wolcottville, Indiana died after a short illness at
his Witmer Lake home on Monday, February 17, 2020, surrounded by his family.
He was born
February 4, 1936, in Gary to Thomas J. Fadlevic, Sr. and Frances A. (Kovachic)
He honorably served
in the U.S. Marine Corps form 1951 to 1954. In 1960 in Gary, Indiana he
married Anna Stock. They moved to Chesterton, Indiana in 1968, where they
raised four children. After retirement he moved to Witmer Lake in
Wolcottville in 1993. Mr. Fadlevic retired from Artic Engineering. He was a
member of the American Legion in Chesterton, Indiana, a lifetime member of
the VFW in Porter, Indiana, and a lifetime member of Pipefitter Local 597.
Thomas enjoyed spending time fishing, boating and with family friends and
his beloved dogs.
Surviving are three
daughters, Elizabeth (Rick) Owens of Valparaiso, Linda Steinhilber of
Valparaiso, and Diane Wellborn of Salt Lake City, Utah; a son, Michael
Fadlevic of Indianapolis; seven grandchildren, Taylor (Rodrigo Ito) Kraft,
Garrett (Kalie Bishop) Owens, Lindsey Steinhilber, Aaron (Erin) Steinhilber,
Jillian Malecki, Savinah Fadlevic, and Gabrielle Fadlevic; two
great-grandchildren, Isla Owens and Hiro Ito; and a sister, Marrianne Gora
of Canyon City, Colorado.
He was preceded in
death by a sister, Diane Panchison.
The family is
planning a private remembrance at a later date.
Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville, IN, is
assisting the family with arrangements.