Tadeusz “Tad” Gluchowski

Tadeusz “Tad” Gluchowski

Tad passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 in his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born November 7, 1951 in Drohiczyn Poland, son of Lucien and Michalina (Daniluk) Gluchowski. Tad immigrated to the US in 1978, where he met and married Sheryl (Foote). He co-owned and operated S&K Tool & Die Company in Kalamazoo for many years, and worked at Tengam Engineering at the time of his death.

Tad enjoyed his family, working, being outside or in his pole barn, auctions, and the company of his many friends.

Tad is survived by his wife Sheryl, children Aaron, Michalina and Elizabeth and grandchildren Tristen, Keegan, Aurora, Lochlan and Ezra, and numerous family members in Poland, including siblings Anna and Krzysztof, children Izabela & Rafal, several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Thursday, June 14, 2018, 5-7 PM at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego and Friday, June 15, 2018, 11 AM-Noon at Northbridge Church at 8824 Douglas Avenue. Funeral service will begin at Noon with the burial and a luncheon immediately following.

Gifts in memory of Tad will be divided between his favorite charities.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.winkelfuneralhome.com.

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  1. Doris Foote Hawkey says:

    Sheryl, my sympathy goes out to you and you family! Tad was a great family man and I know your family will miss him deeply! Prayers will be coming from here to you as you go through this time of sorrow.

  2. Aggie Kurzmann says:

    May eternal rest be granted unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. I will never for get his laugh and smile, especially as I tried not to step on his toes as we danced the polka at my wedding!
    Rest in peace friend.

  3. Libbi Gluchowski says:

    I love you Dad. I love you so much!!

  4. Lori and Terry Steele says:

    Sheryl and family,
    Sorry to hear of Ted’s passing. Sending prays, and thinking of all of you at this time.

  5. Mary Preston says:

    Oh Lizz, I know how much you love and respect your Dad. I will pray for you and your family. All I can say is that I am so sorry for this terrible lose. Mary

  6. Debi Veld says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you and your family.

  7. Leticia Salinas says:

    Salinas Fam; so sorry for you loss we send you Love and prayers for you and your family.

  8. kevin christensen says:

    Sheryl I am so sorry for your loss my prayers go out to you and your family Kevin

  9. Arlene Keith says:

    Dear Michelina, You are in my prayers along with your family. I am sorry I am not there to support you.
    The things I think of when I think of your dad are his happy smile, the way he watched the grandchildren with such joy, and how he was always willing to give things to others. Hugs and prayers to all. Love Arlene

  10. Karen Koehn says:

    Sheryl, I send you condolences and prayers to you and the family.
    I’m sorry to hear that Tad passed away. May God grant you strength and blessings and be there for you all.

  11. Todd and Crystal Overhuel says:

    Sheryl, we’re so sorry to hear about your loss.

    Todd and Crystal

  12. Barbara Haffner Nichols says:

    Sheryl, I am so sorry to hear of Todd’s death. As you probably know, I lost my Jack just two years ago. God bless you and comfort you in this terrible loss.

  13. Lynn Anderson says:

    Sheryl, I am so sorry for your loss. I just Found out. My prayers go out to you and the family. Call me if I can be of any help. Much Love, your Cousin.

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