Welcome to the memorial page for

Gertrude C. Flak

October 23, 1925 ~ October 7, 2018 (age 92)

Gertrude Catherine Flak, nee Bihss, age 92, of Roselle, IL formerly of Belleville, IL born on October 23, 1925 in East St. Louis, IL, died on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Lexington Healthcare Center, Bloomingdale, IL.

Gertrude was a member of P.A.L.S. and the Polish National Alliance Lodge #1174.  She was also a member of St. Henry Catholic Church for 40 years and then a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Flak who died on December 30, 2007; her daughter, Karen Flak; her parents, Tony and Josephine, nee Baran, Bihss; and her son-in-law, Mark Remke.

Gertrude is survived by her daughter, Joann Remke of Roselle, IL; her grandsons, Michael (Brandie) Remke of Wheaton, IL and James Remke of St. Charles, IL; her great-grandchildren, Graham and Violet Remke; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Memorials may be made to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO.  

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd, Fairview Heights, IL

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Fairview Heights, with Fr. Nick Junker officiating. Interment will be held in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Kids with Cancer

 Service Information

October 10, 2018

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Kassly Mortuary
9900 St. Clair Avenue
Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208

Mass of Christian Burial
October 11, 2018

10:00 AM
Holy Trinity Catholic Church
505 Fountain Parkway
Fairview Heights, IL 62208

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