Richard Doornbos, age 79, of Beecher, IL, passed away on July 30, 2008, beloved husband of 13 years of Gloria, nee Cook; loving father and stepfather of Ronald Doornbos, Richard A. (Mary) Doornbos, Ruth (James) Boss, Renae (Alan) Heintz, Roger (Rae) Doornbos and Jeffrey (Linda) Cook; dear grandfather of 15 and great-grandfather of five; stepgrandfather of two and stepgreat-grandfather of one; fond brother of Bertha Bordenaro, Gertrude
DeBoer and Dorothy Myroup; preceded in death by his wife, Mary; son, Russell; brothers and sisters, Abel, Henrietta,
Geenie, Louis, Verbena, Helen, John, Jacob and Albert. Funeral Service will be held on Monday, Aug. 4, 2008 at 10 a.m. at The Peotone United Methodist Church, 105 N. West St., Peotone, IL, with Pastor Timothy Mitchell officiating. Burial Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Schererville, IN. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. at The Lincoln Ridge Funeral Home, 7607 W. Lincoln Hwy., Schererville, IN (Rt. 30, E. of Cline Ave.). Richard was a graduate of Chicago Christian High School, Class of 1946. Retired sales representative of John Morrell & Company, with 40 years of service. Richard will be missed by all who knew him. Faithful servant of his church family and community. Memorial donations may be given to the Peotone United Methodist Church. Funeral info, 219-322-6616 .