Obituaries » Servando Luciano
October 28, 1964 - April 12, 2017
Servando Luciano, age 52 late of Frankfort, IL, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on April 12, 2017.
Servando started washing dishes for Klaus Ditschler at the age of 16 and worked his way to the top, where he became a gourmet chef at Chef Klaus’ Bier Stube in Frankfort, IL. He and Klaus both traveled to Germany & Austria many times, to keep the food at Die Bier Stube as authentic as possible.
Servando loved his family & grandchildren very much. It was important to him to spend as much time with them as possible. In his spare time his hobbies included hunting, gardening, and of course cooking, since he loved to share his gift of the kitchen with everyone. He will be missed by many friends and coworkers.
Servando was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fidel & Clara, and his best friend, Chef Klaus.
He is survived by his wife Julia (nee Ramirez), his parents, Humberto & Maximina; daughter, Geaninne; sons, Edgar (Kaitlin Albert) & Jonathan; sisters, Jovita & Martha; brothers, Ernesto (Esther) & Jose¢; grandchildren, Leonardo, Gabriel and Liam Luciano, and his best friend Mike Ditschler.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday April 19, 2017 from 1:00 pm until 10:00 pm, and Thursday April 20 from 8:30 am until the time of prayers at 9:30am at Gerardi Funeral Home, 9501 West Lincoln Hwy (1 block east of LaGrange Rd. on Rt. 30) Frankfort, IL. 10:00 am Mass of Christian Burial immediately following prayers at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Frankfort. Interment Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or to the family for a charity of their choice. For Funeral information 815-469-2144 or 708-754-2114.
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