Caring husband of Carol Pranka who preceded him in death, loving father of Paula (Pranka) Niemietz, Carol Pranka, Cynthia (Pranka) Boehringer and Thomas Pranka Jr., adoring grandfather of Kai, Ashley, Jan, Brian, Mark, Michael, Katherine and Drew. He was born on January 3, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois and passed away in Scottsdale on November 28, 2012. Tom’s vibrant laughter will be missed by all. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Arrangements under the direction of Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.