Wednesday, June 9th, 2010
Robert E. Fleck, 78, Chickasaw, died at 3:35 a.m. June 8, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born June 23, 1931, in St. Sebastian, to George and Salome Rose Fleck. On May 30, 1953, he married Esther M. Severt, who died April 28, 1993.
Surviving are a son, Dale (Linda) Fleck, New Bremen; two daughters, Pam (Nick) Evers and Julie (Tom) Kremer, all of Chickasaw; a daughter-in-law, Patricia Fleck, Chickasaw; two sisters, Jean Wynk, St. Sebastian, and Shirley (Elmer) Quinter, Wisconsin; four sisters-in-law, Marjorie Fleck, St. Sebastian, Mildred Griesdorn and Mary Ann Severt, both of Coldwater, and Josie Severt, Rockford; 15 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Michael and Douglas Fleck; a daughter, Cindy Fleck; a grandson, Aaron Fleck; three brothers, Earl, John and Lester Fleck; a sister, Janice Rindler; five sisters-in-law, Lillian Fleck, Mary Ann Seitz, Esther Fleck, Esther Severt and Anna Severt; 10 brothers-in-law, Elmer Wynk, Tom Rindler, Wilfred, Victor, Ralph, Alvin, Arthur, Ed and Daniel Severt and Ralph Griesdorn.
He was a member of Celina Moose, Chickasaw Veterans of Foreign Wars and the New Bremen American Legion and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a farmer and worked for Chickasaw Landmark.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Chickasaw, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery, Chickasaw.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.