Frank Rychecky, 72, of Gillette, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at his home. A memorial service will be at a later date.
He was born March 13, 1948, in Sparta, Wis., the son of Joseph and Rowena (Shaw) Rychecky. He lived in the Sparta area until 1980, when he moved to Gillette where he resided until his death. Mr. Rychecky operated heavy equipment and was a mechanic for many companies in his life, including Modern Crane Service of Lacrosse, Wis., Osborne Brothers construction, Melgaard Construction and JR Vaughn Construction. His interests included hunting, camping, watching NASCAR and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene Rychecky of Gillette; sons, Jon and Tim Rychecky of Gillette, and Mike Rychecky of Roscoe, Ill.; daughter, Deanne Perzel of Sparta; stepson, Todd Oberst of Gillette; stepdaughter, Brenda Kujuth of Upton; sister, Lydia Bailey of Mount Juliet, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Lonnie Rychecky, his parents and his sister, June Steinmentz.
Memorials and condolences may be sent in Mr. Rychecky’s name in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716 or condolences via the Internet at www.gillettememorialchapel.com, or attached to the obituary on the News Record’s website at www.gillettenewsrecord.com.