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John D. Gericke

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Gericke, John Donald Age 86, of Matteson, Illinois passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, IL. Visitation Saturday, April 6, 2013 from 2-8p.m. at Fred C. Hub Memorial Chapel at 13th & Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights. Funeral Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8p.m. at the Funeral Chapel. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. John was born February 22, 1927 in San Bernadino, CA. Former Superintendent of the Public Works Dept. for the Village of Park Forest. Also served as a past Assistant Fire Chief for the Village of Matteson, IL. and was also a volunteer Fireman in Matteson. U.S. Army Veteran of WWII. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Gericke (nee Pike); sons, Michael (Cathy) Gericke of Florida, Patrick (Debbie) Gericke of Oak Forest, IL, Timothy (Laura) Gericke of Peotone, IL; sister, Maxine Eaves of Aurora, MO; brothers, Lee (Mary) Gericke of Glendale, AZ; 5 grandsons; 3 granddaughters; 6 great-grandchildren also survive. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the donor's choice would be appreciated. For information (708)754-2053.
Published in the Daily Southtown on Apr. 4, 2013
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