Thomas Spudich Jr. “Spuds”, 57 of Staunton, originally of Livingston, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, in Staunton. He was born on Friday, November 24, 1961, in Litchfield. He was the son of Thomas Sr. and Helen (Chalovich) Spudich. He married Kathy Seipp on September 21, 1991, at the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Staunton.
Tom worked as an assistant superintendent of maintenance for the Madison County Highway Department. He was a member of the Saint John Paul II Catholic Church in Mt. Olive, the Staunton Sportsmans Club and the Forest Lake Fishing Club “14”. He was currently a trustee for Olive Township. Spuds’ pastime was the outdoors where he enjoyed hunting and fishing with his wife, Kathy, and sons, Alex and Stephen.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy Spudich; two sons, Alex Spudich and Stephen Spudich; sister, Colleen Spudich; aunts, Mary Spudich and Rose Banjavcic; mother-in-law, Carolyn Seipp; sisters-in-law, Kim (Jim) Matesa and Dana Seipp; niece, Kelcie (Mike) Reinhardt; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents and father-in-law, Bill Seipp.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Lesicko Funeral Home located at 271 N 2nd Street in Livingston, IL 62058. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, September 7 at 11:00 am at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livingston with Fr. Thomas Hagstrom officiating. Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery near Livingston. Memorial contributions can be made to the family in care of Kathy Spudich. The Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston is privileged to take care of the arrangements and services.