Frederick B. Fleck, Sr.
Frederick B. Fleck, Sr., 82, of Riverton, IL, died at 8:11 am, Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on November 21, 1934 in Dawson, IL to Lambert and Helena Burg Fleck. He married Mildred “Teeny” Neale on April 14, 1958 and she preceded him in death on June 13, 2014.
Survivors include his brother-in-law, Robert Neale, whom he raised, his wife Linda and his children Daniella, Vincent and BJ Neale; three children, Fred (Angela) Fleck, Jr. of Buffalo, Tina (Raymond) Strawkas of Buffalo and Falon (Jimmy) Britz of Riverton; seven grandchildren, Olivia, Fred III, Colvin, Jimmy IV, Raymond III, Ella, and Bow; one sister Cecelia Peters of New Berlin and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding him in death are six sisters, Helen Steele, Edith Fields, Irene Fleck, Leona Bakken, Amelia Fleck and Delores Patrick; five brothers, Karl, Henry, Raymond, Lambert Jr. and George Fleck.
Frederick is a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of St. James Church and Knights of Columbus. Frederick enjoyed farming, livestock, and his animals.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at St. James Church in Riverton.
Funeral Mass: 10 am, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at St. James Church with Reverend Raphael Paul De Moreno officiating. Burial will follow at Taylor Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude children’s Hospital.