Richard I. Flick

Resided in Gladstone, MI
Died January 24, 2020

Richard I. Flick, age 89, passed away Friday evening, January 24, 2020, at his home in Gladstone.

Richard was born June 5, 1930, in Chicago, IL, the son of Erna Eggleston. He was raised in Chicago and attended Hyde Park High School. On February 3, 1948, Richard enlisted in the United States Army where he was stationed in Alaska and Hawaii. He was honorably discharged on February 2, 1950 and returned to Chicago. After raising his family, Richard was united in marriage to Donna (Barnhart) Kelleher and together the couple relocated to Munising and later to Gladstone following their retirement. Richard was an avid bird lover and coin collector.

In addition to his wife Donna, survivors are:
Children: Kathy (Chuck), Daniel (Lori), Kevin (Jo Ann), Ellen (Jim), Terry (Christy) and Mary Beth
Loving Step Father to: Diane, Mary Sue and Kevin
19 Grandchildren, 40 Great Grandchildren, 2 Great Great Grandchildren
Many Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by his mother Erna:
Brothers: Robert and Gerald
Sisters: Helen, Betty and Jeanette
Step Children: Bob and John

Richard’s family will receive friends on Wednesday January 29, 2020, from 10:00AM to 1:00PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Military Honors will follow visiting hours, at 1:00PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone, with the United States Army Upper Peninsula Funeral Honors Team presiding. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.

5 Tributes for “Richard I. Flick

    “Herr” Flick was like a big brother to me when I was a young boy in the 50’s. Later when I was a teen, he gave me my first driving lessons – much to the chagrin of various police departments around the country over the past 60 years. We grew closer then when I worked with him at “Saint Gabes” in Chicago during weekend and summer jobs.
    Dick and I loved each other in a “smart arse ” way. Giving each other a hard time was part of the ritual. Nobody or anything will give him a hard time anymore.

    Barbara will miss your wicked Dicky Flicky Manhattans. Be at piece “Herr” Flick.

    My husband, George and I always looked so forward to seeing Dick and his sweet wife, Donna. We will always remember what wonderful visits we had with him and Donna. Our sympathies go out to her and her family and friends for their loss. Memories will sustain us. Kindly, Maureen & George Potvin.

    So very many wonderful memories with our families. I’m certain Mr. Flick is having Manhattan’s with my Dad. Love and prayers for your family. Sheila

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