John Daniel Flick
Born: October 5, 1932
Died: March 5, 2021
John Daniel Flick, 88, died Friday, March 5, 2021 in Florida. John (Sonny) was born on October 5, 1932 in Chicago, Illinois to Mary Margaret and John Thomas Flick. He graduated from Naperville Community High School. John married Diane Wilk on September 10, 1955. They were blessed with four children; Jodee, John, Jeanine and Jannice, raising them in their Westmont home.
John worked hard all his life which included owning Flicks Concrete and Johns Cove. He remarried in 1988 to Julie Tomei. Having always loved Florida, he retired to Barefoot Bay in 2011 with Julie, to continue his love affair with the ocean.
First and foremost John loved his family and they him. His dogs were his best buddies. The church was an important part of his life where he faithfully attended and volunteered. He enjoyed playing softball on adult teams and with family and friends. He loved talking sports and was a long-time Dolphins and Packers fan. He was always ready for a good game of horseshoes. For all those that knew or met John, he was a vibrant, energetic, goofy, likable, good man who could spark a conversation with anyone he came in contact with and was always ready to help.
John is survived by his wife Julie (Tomei) Flick, three children; Jodee (Flick) Steger, John William Flick, Jeanine (Dave) Keenlance; six grandchildren, Rabecca, Jessica (Craig), Jacob, David (Maddy), Nathan, Aleea; six great-grandchildren, Josalyn, Kylee, Kaiden, CamRon, Olivia, Ciara; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Margaret Flick; daughter, Jannice Flick; sisters, Rosemary Schmidt and Ruth Lopez; brothers, Lloyd Flick, Al Berntson, and Dave Berntson. Memorial to be scheduled at a later date.
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Published by Suburban Life Publications from Apr. 5 to Apr. 8, 2021.