Fernando “Freddy” Rico age 87 years old passed away peacefully, Tuesday September 26, 2017 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.
Freddy as he was known to his family and friends is survived by his loving wife of 53 years: Antonia C. Gonzalez his dear children: Javier Gonzalez and Susie Gonzales. Cherished grandfather of John Steven and Melissa and great-grandfather of five. Freddy was preceded in death by his parents: †Juan and Petra Rico and his two sisters †Cathy Flores and †Luisa Lemus.
Freddy was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and relocated and raised on 18th Street in Pilsen. Freddy was a staple to the Pilsen community and that is where he met Antonia and joined in union and together resided in Pilsen for over 53 years. Freddy will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Visitation: Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 3:00 pm till 8:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 1850 S. Throop Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608. Funeral Service: Monday, October 2, 2017 prayer service at 8:45am at Holy Trinity Church, 1850 S. Throop Street, Chicago, Illinois 60608. Funeral Mass at 10:00 am at St. Pius V. Church, 1901 S. Ashland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60608. Burial at St. Mary Cemetery on 87th Street & Hamlin Ave., Evergreen Park, Illinois.Print Obituary & Condolences