Richard W. Buchek, 69, of Mt. Olive, Ill., born May 22, 1946, in Granite City, Ill., passed away at 7:15 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2016
Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran, and after his service was a steel worker for 40 years. He was a member of the AmVets and a lifetime member of the NRA. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing, gardening in his flower beds, and was also a baseball fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Steven and Josephine, nee Slecka, Buchek.
Surviving are two sons, Derrick S. Buchek and Kevin R. Buchek; a brother, Raymond Buchek; and a sister, Joann (Bill) Gushluff.
Online information and guestbook may be found at www.wojstrom.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 18, 2016 at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory, Granite City, Ill.
Funeral: Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at St. Mary's in Madison, Ill. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, Edwardsville, Ill.
WOJSTROM FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Granite City, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 15, 2016