John Flicek

Obituary of John Flicek

It is with great sadness that the family of John Paul Flicek announce his passing after battling cancer for six months, on Friday, April 13, 2018, at the age of 75 years.  His wishes were to be cremated.

 Born John Albert Flicek on January 11, 1943 in the Township of Erin, County of Rice, State of Minnesota to John Albert Flicek and Beatrice Parkos.  At the age of 6 he changed his name to John Paul Flicek to avoid being called junior.  He graduated with an Associate Degree at University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.  He worked for Target over 19 years before opening his own retail store. 

John will be lovingly remembered by his brother, Dallas Flicek, sister-in-law Alathea, nephew David, sister-in-law Patricia Faunt.  John will be forever remembered by his wife of 9 years, Alice and their child Joshua Aaron, step-daughter Marnie Angela S. Banico, ex-wife of 15 years Deborah Pugh and step-daughters Jennifer Walker and Julie Reasonover, ex-wife of 20 years, Joyce Hopp and their children Laura, Jeffrey, Theresa, and Michael.  John will be fondly remembered by his four grandchildren, Chase, Cody, Eli, and Matthew.  John was predeceased by his grandson Cage Thomas.

A Funeral Mass Service in memory of John will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1:00pm, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 14544 Lebanon Rd, Old Hickory, TN 37138, with Father Patrick J Kibby officiating.  Those who so desire may make memorial donations in memory of John to the American Cancer Society.