ZF Marine mourns longtime employee Katica

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ZF Marine Group announced the passing July 8 of Thomas P. Katica, the company's longtime account manager for the Western region. He was 56.

Katica died at his home on Whidbey Island, Wash., after a two-year battle with cancer.

"This is a great loss, not only for ZF Marine, but the marine industry as a whole," said Wolfgang Schmid, president and general manager of ZF Marine, in a statement. "Tom's passion for our business and this industry was clearly evident every single day. His warm smile greeted everyone he met and his infectious personality created many lifelong friendships. We extend our deepest sympathies to his fiancee Sara Jewell and the entire Katica family."

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