Co-founder of Krewe of Tucks passes away

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- Bob Reichert, the co-founder of the Krewe of Tucks, has passed away.

In a message to Krewe of Tucks members, Reichert's co-captain, Lloyd Frischhertz, wrote:

"Unfortunately my partner of 49 years in Krewe of Tucks and your Captain Bob Reichert passed away peacefully at home."

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Reichert founded the Krewe of Tucks with his friend, Lloyd Frischhertz while in school at Loyola University.  The two were fraternity brothers in Phi Kappa Theta.

When they could't be Flambeaux carriers, they decided to create their own parade.  Tucks was born.  The Krewe of Tucks is now in its 49th year.

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The services for Reichert will be held at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home located at 3827 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70119 on Friday, January 6, 2017.

Visitation for the public is from 10:00 A.M. – 12:15 P.M. Following visitation, a mass will be held at the chapel on site from 12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.

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