thomas francis schicker, 86, Houston, TX, born March 25, 1926, St. Louis, MO of Francis Joseph Schicker and Marie Schicker (Judge). Served in World War II, U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division H-2-1. Recalled for the Korean Conflict. Member of St. Ignatius Catholic Community , Houston, TX. Member: First Marine Division Association and Marine Corps League. Survived by wife: Kathryn (Webb) Schicker, 62 years. Sons: Thomas Jr. (Janell) Schicker, West Linn, OR; James (Nancy) Schicker, Camarillo, CA. Daughters: Karen (Mervin) Chess, Houston, TX; Susan Smith, Houston, TX. Grandchildren: Sarah Smith (deceased), Meredith Chess, Chloe Schicker, Brianna Schicker, Riley Webb Schicker. Dear Brothers Donald (Dolores) Schicker and William (Mary Lou) Schicker, St. Louis, MO; Brother-in-Law, Uncle, Grand Uncle.
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Funeral Service will take place at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11L00am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: U.S. Marine Corps Heritage Museum, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway Triangle, VA. Or to: The First Marine Division Association Scholarship Fund, 14325 Willard Road, Suite 107, Chantilly, VA 20151 - 2110. Phone: (703) 803-3195 Fax: (703) 803-7114
Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 12, 2012