Jan 13th 2014
Thomas Drozd, age 87, of Allegan, passed away January 13, 2014 at Allegan General Hospital. He was born November 13, 1926 in Chicago, IL, the son of Teofil and Telly (Klaminski) Drozd. Thomas was the owner of Drozd Seeds and the sales representative for Pioneer Hybrid for 68 years. He also served on the board of the Michigan Corn Growers. He is survived by his beloved wife, Phyllis, of 60 years; his children, Julie Ann (Thomas) Gennaro, Thomas Jon (Melissa) Drozd, Jay Howard (Lori) Drozd; his grandchildren, Thomas, Anna, Paul, Jake, Ryan, Curtis, Christin, and Camdyn. The Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 PM on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at The Silo, Allegan. Pastor Don Miller will be officiating. Interment is at Mallory Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to: Wings Home, 330 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010; and/or: Tom Drozd Memorial Fund - A longtime dream of Tom and Phyllis Drozd has been to construct an athletic field house for students and community members to use and enjoy for sports and activities year round. Their dream will come true only weeks after Tom's passing when the Allegan Athletic Field House opens in March. In support of their dream, the Drozd family is asking that memorial gifts be made to the "Allegan Public Schools - Tom Drozd Memorial Fund." Donations to the fund will be used to provide a welcoming entrance to the new facility and also serve as a fitting tribute to Tom's commitment to the Allegan community. Arrangements are being made by Gorden Funeral Residence.