Robert Rickert Sr.
Robert E. Rickert, Sr., age 86, of Oswego, IL, passed away Sunday, October 16, 2016. Born October 31, 1929, the son of the late Bernard H. and Jane Anne (nee Hanrahan) Rickert, Sr. His cherished wife Dorothy and their infant son Bernard preceded him in death. He is survived by his five children, Bob (Mary Jo) Rickert, Jim Rickert, John Rickert, Ed (Kim) Rickert and Patricia (Mark) Davey. He was the doting grandpa to Jane (fiancé Colin) Rickert, Grace (James) Romanek and Jack Rickert, Matthew and Megan Davey. He was also the beloved brother of the late Alice (Leo) Dieter, Lorraine (Paul) Egan, and Bernard (Marjorie) Rickert, Jr. Robert was a graduate of St Ethelreda Grammar School, Chicago and St Rita of Cascia High School, Chicago. He proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict and was employed with AT&T Long Lines for 36 years. For those who would like to leave a lasting tribute to Robert's life, memorials to a charity of one's choice would be appreciated. Visitation Tuesday, October 18, 3:00-8:00 PM at the Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville. Services will begin Wednesday, October 19, 10:00 AM from the funeral home and proceed to the 11:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Anne Catholic Church, 551 Boulder Hill Pass, Oswego. Interment Risen Lord Cemetery, Oswego. For information please call 630/355-0213 or visit www.friedrich-jones.com
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