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1924 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Frederick "Fritz" Richardson, 89 of South Elgin passed away Sunday, November 10, 2011 at Rosewood Care Center. He was born February 27, 1924 in McHenry County, IL, the son of Fred and Edith Brunschon Richardson. He had been a resident of the Elgin area all of his life. He was the owner of Raynor Garage Door Distributor before retiring. He was a veteran serving in the U.S. Army and the u.S. Air Force. He was a member of American Legion Post 57, Elgin, VFW Post 1307, Elgin, The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1368, St. Charles, Elks Lodge 737, Elgin and UCT, Elgin. Surviving are his wife, Elaine VanAcker Richardson whom he married on Feb.22, 1957, 2 daughters, Susan (Don) Meyer of South Elgin and Nancy (Glen) Saidat of Sycamore, 4 grandchildren, Adam (Tiffany) and David Meyer, Ryan and Olivia Saidat, a great grandson, Noah, 2 sisters, Doris Kahle of Tupelo, OK and Velma (LaVerne) Holtz of Hampshire, a sister in law, Elmina Richardson of Elgin and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Della and 2 brothers, Donald and Vernell "Jim" Richardson. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Thursday, November 14 at Laird Funeral Home, Elgin. Burial with honors will be held at Lakewood Memorial Park, Elgin. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to American Legion Post 57, Elgin. www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com or 847-741-8800.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald from Nov. 12 to Nov. 13, 2013
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