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In Memoriam

November 10, 2010
Fred T. Tuch Jr., a retired Buick dealer and a former president of the CATA, died Feb. 19 at the age of 80.

Mr. Tuch’s father opened Fred Tuch Buick in 1939 in Chicago’s Roseland area. It later operated at 1441 E. 75th until 1999.

Fred Tuch Jr., a U.S. Air Force veteran, was a past president of the Chicago Metropolitan Buck Dealers Association, and was the CATA president in 1990-1991. He subsequently was chairman of the 1992 Chicago Auto Show.

He is survived by his wife Florence, whom he met in first grade; sons Fred III, Thomas and Timothy; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.