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.