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Charles "Chico" Martin Yancik

October 30, 1934 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 84)

Name: Charles "Chico" Martin Yancik     Age: 84       Address: Mount Olive, IL
Died: Saturday, March 2, 2019,  10:30 P.M.  Place: Residence,  Mount Olive, IL
Born: October 30, 1934    Place: Mt. Olive, IL
Father: the late:  Joseph John Yancik
Mother: the late: Anna Lorraine Gubach
Spouse: Shirley Mae Tull  
      Date of Marriage: June 23,  1962
      Place of Marriage: Holy Trinity Church, Mt. Olive, Illinois

Schooling: attended Holy Trinity Catholic Grade School and graduated from Mt. Olive High School with the Class of 1952.
Church:  a member of the Holy Trinity Church now St. John Paul II, Mt. Olive, IL.// Knight of Columbus Father Knapereck Council #8716. // Sang in the choir for many years.
Occupation: Laborer for Granite City Steel, Granite City, Illinois retiring in 1997 after 40 years.
Organizations: Lifelong member of the Mt. Olive Turner Hall //  Turner Hall Kittenball League //   & Becker's Pallbearers Turner Hall Bowling Team.
Veteran:  A member of the United States Army serving from 1956 - 1958.
Interests: Loved competeing in the Horseshoe Tournaments at the Mt. Olive  Homecoming //  Family get togethers and horseshoes at home. // always ready to  help any of the kids when needed, doing odds and ends.// Loved the grandchildren.

Survivors: Wife:  Shirley Yancik of Mt.Olive, IL. // 3 Daughters:  Laura  Lockhardt (Companion, Michael Finch) of Staunton, IL //  Melissa Ocepek (companion Shawn Rothe) of Staunton, IL //  Valerie (Tony) Spratte of St. Louis, MO // 1 Son: Tony (Alicia) Yancik of Naples, FL // 7 Grandchildren:  Nick // Nathan // Andrea // Alex // Coby // Evan // & Brady //  2 Brothers:  Joseph (Rosemary) Yancik, Jr. McLean, VA  //  James (Dorothy) Yancik, Benton, IL // 4 Sisters:  Virginia (Richard) Kloss // Loretta (Ed) Enlow,  Rio Ranchero, NM //  Judy (Joe) Ellis, Golden CO // & Linda Ederly, South Bend, IN.// Sister-In-Law: Phyllis Yancik of Butler, P.A.
Preceded in Death: Parents:  Joseph John & Anna Lorraine Gubach Yancik  //  2 Sisters:  Alice Ballweg and husband  Jack // Mary Ann Harmen and husband Bill //  2 Brothers:  Tom Yancik & Richard Yancik //  Brother-in-law: Frank Erdely.

Joint Visitation: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 9:00 am - 10:45 am  Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL
Joint Memorial Mass: for Charles "Chico" Yancik and Tom Yancik will be held on Saturday,  April 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m St. John Paul II Catholic Church,  Mt. Olive, Illinois. 
Burial:  Holy Trinity Cemetery. Mt. Olive, IL
Clergy: Father Thomas Hagstrum
Lunch will be served by the Altar and Rosary Society in the Parish Hall.
Memorials:  Holy Trinity Cemetery 
Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive is in charge of arrangements.


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