Obituary and Service Information for Stephen Thomas Raic

Raic, Stephen Thomas

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins, Festus, Missouri 63028

Date: Friday, February 15, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

Service Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel

Crestlawn Cemetery, Ste. Genevieve, MO

Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

Stephen Thomas “Tom” Raic of Festus died Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Fountainbleu Nursing Center at the age of 77 years. He was born on December 29, 1941, in St Louis, Missouri the only son of the late Stephen T. Raic (who was killed in action during World War II) and Margaret (Acuff) Raic Fast. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his half-brother Ivan Fast. By statute of law, Tom was not required to serve in the military because he was the only surviving son of a veteran killed in action, but to honor his father he voluntarily enlisted and honorably served his country in the United States Air Force. He served four years stationed primarily at Ramey Air Force Base in Puerto Rico. Tom was employed for many years as a conductor with the B.N.S.F Railroad, from where he later retired. He was an avid swimmer and enjoyed scuba diving while living in Puerto Rico. He also enjoyed fishing, watching and playing football, and reading. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. He is survived by his son Jason (& Jenny) Eicher of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, two grandsons, Jordan (& Kaitlyn) Eicher and Jared (& Lucy Sanchez) Eicher, and great-grandson, Vincent Raic Eicher as well as numerous dear friends and neighbors. Visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Friday February 15, 2019 at the Mahn Twin City Chapel in Festus, Missouri. A funeral service will follow visitation at 11 a.m. at the Mahn Twin City Chapel with the Reverend Danny Loesch officiating. Interment service with full military honors will be conducted at the Crestlawn Cemetery in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). View obituary and leave condolences online at arrangements are under the care and direction of the Mahn Twin City Chapel of Festus, Missouri.


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