Frank Joseph Kaucic
Beloved husband and father, age 91was born on August 17, 1926 and entered eternal life on March 18, 2018. Frank was the devoted husband of MaryAnn (Rygiel) Kaucic and loving father of Barbara (Matt) Brown and Cheryl (Tom) Norstrem. He was the proud grandpa of David and Ben Brown and Cassie (Ella) Habryn-Norstrem, Melissa(Kevin) McMahon, and Christopher(Alexandria) Norstrem and sweet great grandpa to Camden and Sophia. He was the brother of Mary Lensing and brother-in-law of Betty Rygiel.
Frank was preceded in death by his wife MaryAnn, grandson David, father Joseph Kaucic , mother Rose (Brescak) Kaucic and sisters, Sylvia Kaucic and Rosemary Waful.
Frank graduated from Mother of God Grade School in 1940 and Waukegan Township High School in 1944. Frank served our country in the Army Air Corp from February, 1944 through November, 1945.
Frank married the love of his life, Mary Ann on May 10, 1958. He was a Lector and Commentator at Most Blessed Trinity-Queen of Peace Church for 50 years. He retired from the United States Steel Corporation and The City of North Chicago Water Plant. Frank was President of the Local 2353 United Steelworkers Union. He was a member of the Holy Name Society, Retired Steelworkers and St. Joseph’s #53 K.S.K.J.
He will always be remembered as #1 Cub fan that finally was able to see the World Champion Cubs of 2016. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, Budweiser and a nightly coffee.
Visitation will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 from 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 14075 West North Ave., Brookfield, WI 53005 and on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 9:00 am until the 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at Most Blessed Trinity Queen of Peace Campus, 910 14th St., North Chicago, Ill. 60064. Interment will immediately follow at Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville, Ill.
In lieu of flowers and cards the family requests you perform an act of random kindness in Frank’s memory.
Funeral Services are entrusted to the care of the Becker Ritter Funeral Home, Brookfield, WI.