Francis Lovicott

Funeral service for Francis John Lovicott was September 19, 2020 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Salem, with Father Antoney Jose Thundathil, CMI officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary, Salem.

Interment was in the North Lawn Cemetery with Full Military Honors.

Mr. Lovicott was born June 18, 1931 in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, to Francis W. and Anna Sophia (Legrey) Lovicott. He married Patricia Bradford December 12, 1953. They were the parents of five children. Mr. Lovicott died September 13, 2020 at the age of 89 years.

Survivors include his children, Patricia Lamb and husband, Bob, Bridgeton; Francis Lovicott and wife, Margaret, Meta; Linda Gerhardt and husband, Eric, St. Charles; Donna Sahudin and husband, Hassan, Lee’s Summit; great-grandchildren that he lovingly raised, Francine Dement, Salem; and Elizabeth Dement, Jefferson City; 23 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife; and daughter, Nancy Ellis.

Mr. Lovicott served in both the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps, during the Korean War. He was an active member at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.