Francis P. Bleicher
- July 24, 1928 - March 14, 2012
- Bay City, Michigan
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“Dear Chickie, We were sorry to hear about Fran. He was a great guy and will be remembered not only as my classmate (and president) but just a fine...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Betty & Chuck Abbs - Naples, FL
“I was so sorry to hear of Fran's passing. He was such a great friend of my Dad's. I smiled to see the comments from your grand daughter that she...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lynn C. Anderson (Miller) - MI
“I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. I will miss Fran's smiling face at Mass. May your memories of him be warm and comfort you in the days to come.
3 of 12 | Posted by: Janet Woronoff - Bay City, MI
“Thoughts and prayers are with all of you through this difficult time. May God Bless...
4 of 12 | Posted by: Lois Militello-Rowell - Linwood, MI
“Dave just wanted to let you know how sorry we are. You and your family are in are prayers. God Bless... Kelli & Louie Roth Kyle Martek
5 of 12 | Posted by: Kelli Roth - Bay City, MI
“Dave, Jody, and family. Our deepest condelences to you and all of your family. May your memories ease the pain in your hearts..
6 of 12 | Posted by: Tom & Kathi Newsham - Bay City, MI
“To The Bleicher Family. We are sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy go out to all of you. Mr. Bleicher was a wonderful person and will be...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: John Schmidt and Family - Osceola, IN
“So sorry for your loss, such a wonderful and gentle man. Love and prayers to the whole family. Mitzi
8 of 12 | Posted by: mitzi zanotti brown - bay city, MI
“Very sorry for your loss.My heart and prayers go out to the Bleicher family.
9 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Schmidt - Essexville, MI
“i miss you and love you hope you find a golf course in heaven marissa
10 of 12 | Posted by: marissa bleicher - bay city, MI
“I know that nothing I could say would help you feel better. Please know that your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers! I am remembering all...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carolyn Rosenbury Bellor - Naples, FL
“Joe/Amy & family your in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time for you all. You know he is happy were he has gone. Linda
12 of 12 | Posted by: LInda Kalenak - saginaw, MI
Bleicher, Francis P. Bay City, Michigan Mr. Bleicher, age 83, died Wednesday March 14, 2012. Francis was born in Petoskey on July 24, 1928 to the late Charles J. and Sarah (Bourrie) Bleicher. He lived in Cheboygan, Michigan until age 13 at which time the Bleicher family moved to Bay City. Francis attended St. Mary's Catholic School where he graduated in 1946. He met his life long friends at St. Mary's ; Tom Gallagher, Bob Miller, Tom Sequin, John Runberg and Milt Brissette. He joined the Air Force in 1948 and served until 1952. After service, Fran attended the apprenticeship program for electricians for Local #692. He was an electrician for 38 years and retired in 1990. He married Geraldine (Chickie Sanders) in 1956 at Holy Trinity Church. They have six children and ten grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, children Paul Bleicher and his daughter Kristie; Anne Bleicher; Joseph Bleicher and his wife Amy and their three children, Nick, Zack, and Kiah; Mary (Bleicher) Brown and her husband Neil and their two children-Caleb and Sarah; David Bleicher and his wife Jody and their three children, Michael, Matthew and Marissa; Jennifer (Bleicher) Jeske and her husband Michael and their son Parker along with his nieces and nephews. He was the "hub" of our family and he will be deeply missed! He was predeceased by his 3 brothers Milford, Joseph, Charles and sister Carol. At Fran's request cremation has taken place. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday March 22, 2012 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The family will receive friends at the church Thursday from 9:00 A.M. until the time of service. Inurnment in Calvary Cemetery will take place at a later date. Those considering an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to the Wishes of the Family. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Mid-Michigan, 1-888-273-3553. To sign online guestbook go to www.cremationsocietymidmi.com.