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Thomas Stack

Frankfort, IL

Thomas Stack


Tom Stack, 83, of Frankfort passed away March 2023

Born on Chicago’s southside, son of Edward and Margaret.   Married in 1987 to Sharon (Filipiak).

Tom was a Union 1 Iron Worker for 35+ years working with American Bridge and Midwest Steel he helped shape the Chicago Skyline; John Hancock; State of Illinois, Tishman, 1st National, CNA , and ATT Buildings.   McCormick place 2 and 3.    He also worked on Chicago landmark formerly known as the Sears Tower having the honor of riding the final beam into place.  He believed in honest hard work and quickly made a name for himself in his profession.

Tom served his country in the US Army from 1963 to 1965 and was awarded an Army Commendation Medal for Heroism in 1964.  He had a deep love for the United States and proud admiration for all that served her and her people.

Tom loved his family, home and property and could often be seen cutting his lawn or tinkering on his hot rod.  He was a history buff and had a great respect for the American Indian and love of anything country/western.   

He talked about praying as a young man that we would someday have a family.  He was so blessed.

Tom is survived by his wife Sharon and children John Stack (Diana Jura), Sarah Stack, Carly (Tony) Battista, Sophie (Christian) Schabacker and Grandchildren Jackson, Daniel, and Brooklyn; multiple nieces, nephews, brother, and sister in laws.  He was preceded in death by his parents and son Daniel Filipiak.

Tom will be laid to rest at 2:30 pm, May 08 at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery.  A memorial will follow.

Memorials may be directed to the families wishes.

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Past Services

Military Honors and Interment Service

Monday, May 8, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 W Hoff Rd, Elwood, IL 60421

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