Gerald N. "Tack"


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Gerald N. "Tack" Rothermich

May 28 1938 - Jun 28 2008

Gerald N. “Tack” Rothermich, age 70, of McKinney, Texas, passed away June 28, 2008 in McKinney. He was born May 28, 1938, in St. Charles, Missouri, the son of Alphonse and Mathilda (Wappelhorst) Rothermich. He married Patricia Ochs on October 5, 1963, in St. Charles, Missouri. Tack proudly served his country in the United States Army National Guard during the Berlin Conflict. He retired from McDonnell Douglas/Boeing Aircraft after eighteen years of service as a member of Machinist’s Union #837. Tack was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church in McKinney. Tack savored life to the fullest and will be sorely missed by all his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of forty-four years, Pat; daughter, Penny Cape and her husband, Alan of McKinney; grandchildren, Nicholas and Donovan; brothers, Eugene and Ralph of St. Charles, Missouri; and brother-in-law, Gerry Ochs and his wife, Marilyn of Wentzville, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert and Melvin Rothermich; and sister, Bernice Ohlms. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 1, 2008, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church with Father Dean Pratt officiating The family will receive friends during a visitation on Monday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2008, at 9:30 AM, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Charles, Missouri Memorials may be made to St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church 411 Paula Road, McKinney, TX 75070.
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