Frank “Buzz” Becicka Jr., 76, of Cedar Rapids, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, surrounded by his family. Celebration of Life gathering was held Dec. 27 at The Avacentre at Brosh Chapel. Private family inurnment will be in Czech National Cemetery.
Frank was born April 6, 1936, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Frank G. and Florence R. (Wilson) Becicka. In 1956 he married Delores Robertson, his high school sweetheart. They were married 56 years. Buzz served in the U. S. Army from 1958 until 1960. He and his wife owned and operated numerous businesses in the hotel industry in Iowa, Arizona and Texas. He retired from the City of Cedar Rapids in 1999.
Local survivors include his son Frank G. (Kim) Becicka and grandson Jacob E. Becicka, both of Ely.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com .