Robert William Rick, 78, of Fairview Heights, IL, born May 21, 1929 in Burksville, Illinois, died Sunday, May 4, 2008 at his residence.
Mr. Rick was a veteran of the Korean War and retired from Ralston Purina where he worked for over 46 years. He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Belleville, IL but for many years was active at St. Philip's Catholic Church E. St. Louis, IL as an usher and in many other capacities. He was also one of the original group that worked at Althoff High School Bingo since its inception.
Preceded in death by his Parents - John & Minnie nee Weihl Rick
Sister - Esther Rick
Brother - Elmer Rick
Survived by his Wife, Diana nee Moon Rick, whom he married on November 1, 1952
Children - Robert J. (Shirley) Rick of Arnold, MO
Laura (Bruce) Warchol of Coulterville, IL
Sisters - Mabel French of O'Fallon, IL
Virginia Bishop of St. Louis, MO
Beloved Grandchildren - Ashley Warchol
many relatives and friends
Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Hospice of Southern Illinois
Visitation: Friends may call from 4-9pm Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL
Funeral: A funeral procession will leave from Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL at 10:40am, Wednesday, May 7, 2008 for a 11:00am, mass of Christian Burial at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, MO