Thomas Ploke Obituary

Thomas   Ploke
Thomas Ploke

December 26, 2018
Resided in Lombard, Illinois


Thomas R. Ploke, age 73, of Lombard, IL, passed away at home Wednesday, December 26, 2018. Spouse of Peggy Camp and loving father of Patti (Chris) Thrun, Michael (Kari) Ploke and Melanie (Terrence) Bogue. Beloved son of the late Richard and Dorothy Ploke. Proud grandfather of Matthew, Joshua, Evan, Paige and Luke.

Thomas was an active member and deacon at the First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton. He was very involved with the Chamber of Commerce in Lombard and also served as President for a term. Once he retired he took a part time job as a bus driver which he enjoyed doing during the week. His true passions were his family. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and never missed a sporting event they were involved in. Thomas also enjoyed acting as Santa Claus for his family and was able to be with them for one last Christmas this year.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 5, 2019 at First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton, at 1:00PM.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to The American Heart Association at or The American Cancer Society at



Memorial Service
715 N. Carlton Street
Wheaton , Illinois USA 60187
Saturday, January 5, 2019
1:00 PM