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In Loving Memory of
Frank Rericha

In loving memory of Frank Rericha. He was a devoted husband, adored father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. He was born March 10, 1922.

His life was defined by his unwavering love and commitment to his family. In 1957, he joined hands in marriage with his loving wife, Nancy J. Rericha. Together they embarked on a journey filled with love, shared dreams, and cherished memories over 66 years. He was the proud father of five children: Tina (Ron) Jackson, Bill (Dot) Rericha, Frank Mike (Chris) Rericha, Jr., Beverly (Scott) Meyer and Jean (David) Bohannan. He leaves behind a legacy of love in his grandchildren: Amie, Kim (David), Scott (Andrea), Rachel (Jordan), Yvonne, Tristan, James (Katie), Jennifer, Shawn (Michelle), Chad (Cassie), Evan, Ryan (Ashton) and Caroline. His memory will forever live on in his great-grandchildren: Klayton, Kallie, Julie, Jacob, Jasper, Tobias, Elliot, Gideon, Franklynn, Emalee, Lawson, Tate, Gavin, Daniel, Michael, and Jonathan. 

Dad was proud of his 40 years of combined service in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserves serving in WWII. He retired March 3, 1982, as a Chief Hull Maintenance Technician. He dedicated his life to various organizations as a life-time member of Sokol and CSA Fraternal Life, served as past Sokol camp committee chairman and carpenter’s union/retirees.  He had a fondness for lemon Merigue pie, travel and telling a good tale.

Private family interment service will be April 8, 2024, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Followed by a celebration Monday, April 8, 2024, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the American Czech Educational Center, 4690 Lansdowne Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63116.

In lieu of flowers, donations requested for Sokol Camp, 4690 Lansdown Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63116 or the American Czech Educational Center, 4690 Lansdowne Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri, 63116.

Arrangements by Thomas Saksa Funeral Home Granite City IL



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