Rick Boike

September 1, 1953 ~ January 3, 2019 (age 65)

Rick Boike passed away on January 3, 2019, at the age of 65. He is survived by his wife, Therese (née Carroll); his children, Kim (Tim Slomka), Jacey (Chris Jordan), Christopher, and Luke; his granddaughter, Grace; his grandpups, Buckley and Teddy; his brothers, Jerry and Jim; and a loving extended family. He is predeceased by his parents, James and Eleanor, and his brother, Jack. Rick was a Chicago firefighter for 33 years. He loved the movie Hook (Rotten Tomatoes score: 28%), his family, his home in Florida, carrying an absurd amount of change in his pockets, and the Cubs, in no particular order. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 26. Visitation will be from 12:00-1:00 p.m. followed by a prayer service from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Beverly Ridge Funeral Home, 10415 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60655. 

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