Douglas E. Tichy
Jan. 1, 1959 – May 4, 2019
Douglas Edward Tichy was born Jan. 1, 1959, in David City to Frank and Lucille (Janousek) Tichy and passed away May 4, 2019, in Bee at the age of 60 years, 4 months and 3 days. Doug grew up in Bee where he attended school and later attended East Butler High School.
Doug raised animals and cared for them at the “Bee Zoo.” He also worked at Henningsen Foods Inc. in David City for 15 years. He enjoyed raising chihuahua dogs. Doug loved going to gun shows as well as trapping and deer hunting. He enjoyed going to swap meets to buy and sell things and loved collecting various types of items. He also enjoyed garage sales, auctions and livestock auctions. Doug loved his family, especially his niece, nephew and great-nieces. He was always willing to help anyone who needed it.
Doug was preceded in death by his mother, Lucille Tichy, in 2007, and brother, Lawrence Tichy, in 2010.
Survivors include his father, Frank Tichy of David City; two sisters, Connie Guiney of Independence, Missouri, and Bonnie Tichy of Bee; nephew, Anthony Guiney and girlfriend, Christy Dodd; niece, Amanda Guiney and boyfriend, Danny Parsons; and great-nieces, Hayli Guiney and Kimber Parsons.
A rosary service and Mass of Christian Burial were held May 10, 2019, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Bee, with the Rev. Brendan Kelly officiating. A graveside service and interment were in the St. Wenceslaus Catholic Cemetery near Bee. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zabkafuneralhome.com.