Michael F. Rickert

1944 ~ 2020 (age 75)


Michael F. Rickert

Passed away Saturday, February 8, 2020. Devoted son of the late Francis and the late Christine Rickert.

Survived by the love of his life Lisa Keating.

Beloved Father of Jason, Heather, Geraldine (Eamonn), and Michael (Sue).

Cherished Grandfather of Maeve, James, Eamonn, Amanda, Jennifer, and Lindsay.

Proud Great Grandfather of Emmett.

Dear brother of John, Christine (Charles) Pusateri, Susan Baird, the late Raymond, and the late William.

Uncle of many.

Michael had been a Truant Officer with East Leyden High School. He had a 46 year career as a Real Estate Professional. Michael proudly received the National Association of Realtors Outstanding Service Award as a Senior Real Estate Specialist. Michael was the President of the Chamber by O'Hare local Chamber of Commerce.

Visitation will take place Wednesday, February 12, 2020; from 3:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home, 9568 Belmont Ave., Franklin Park.

Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Thursday, February 13, 2020 for prayers at 9:00 AM before leaving for mass at St. Beatrice Church at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Wounded Warrior Project, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), or any Charity of your choice in Michael's name.

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February 12, 2020

3:00 PM to 9:00 AM
Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium
9568 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

Prayer Service
February 13, 2020

9:00 AM
Sax-Tiedemann Funeral Home & Crematorium
9568 Belmont Ave.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

Funeral Mass
February 13, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Beatrice Catholic Church
4157 Atlantic Ave.
Park, IL 60176


Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

JDRF Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York NY 10281
Tel: 1-800-533-2873

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