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May 24, 1934 – Thursday, September 25, 2008

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
Monday, September 29th
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

Thomas Arthur “Tom” Mickolichek, age 74, of Winsted died Thursday, September 25th at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

He was born on May 24, 1934 in Silver Lake the son of Edmund & Gladys Eggert Mickolichek.

Tom graduated from Silver Lake High School in 1951.

He belonged to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and was a member of Knights of Columbus Council #8253.

Tom engaged in farming for many years. He was formerly employed at The Green Giant Plant in Winsted and at Millerbernds.

He also owned and operated Tom’s Corner Bar in Winsted for twenty four years and one month.

He loved his grandchildren, great grandchildren and “Muff”! Tom enjoyed playing cards, telling stories/jokes, hunting, fishing and was a great listener.

Survived by his wife: Karen K. Mickolichek; children: Karen Wraspir and special friend Russell, Marilyn (Jeff) Smith, Jim (Carol) Mickolichek, Sue (Dan) Comstock, Jerry Mickolichek and special Jenell, Kris (Jamie) Olson, Tammy (Mark) Kottke and Paula (Steve) Hanson; twenty five grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren; a brother: David (Geri) Mickolichek; mother-in-law: Adeline Karels; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Margie Mickolichek, Cheryl (Bruce) Telecky, David (Carol) Krantz and Jon Krantz; cousins: Loren & Vonnie Cacka; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his first wife: Lorraine K. Mickolichek, his parents, a brother: Floyd Mickolichek, father-in-law: Herman Karels, mother-in-law & father-in-law: Margaret & Ken Krantz.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Thomas “Tom” Mickolichek was held on Monday, September 29th at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father William A. Sprigler was the Celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation was held on Sunday, September 28th from 3-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Parish Prayer service was held at 6:00 P.M. and a Knights of Columbus Rosary was recited at 7:00 P.M.

Casket Bearers were Alan, Russell, Larry, John and Mike Mickolichek, Mark Cacka Tracy Harnit and Ron Setter.

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