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1946 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
DeKALB – Richard A. Tuttle, 67, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on May 16, 1946, in Sandwich, the son of Frank and Roberta (Simpson) Tuttle.
Mr. Tuttle was employed for 37 years by Caterpillar, Inc., in Aurora. He was a member of both the Aurora Moose and the U.A.W. Richard was a loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle who will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Richard is survived by his children, Anthony (Ginger) Tuttle of Steward, Christopher (Jaime) Tuttle of Yorkville and Ginger (Joel) Fox of Malta; seven grandchildren, Trevor Fox, Morgan Tuttle, Delia Fox, Riley Tuttle, Sophie Fox, Emily Tuttle and Hayden Fox; sister, Lois Wells of Earlville; several nieces and nephews; as well as the mother of his children, Linda Helin of DeKalb.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Roberta Tuttle and his daughter, Michelle Tuttle in infancy.
A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5, at Nash-Nelson Funeral Home, 1001 E. Garfield St., in Waterman. Private interment will take place at a later date at Precinct Cemetery in Earlville. Friends can visit from 4 p.m. Wednesday until the hour of service at Nash-Nelson Funeral Home in Waterman.
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory. For information, visit www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or call 815-264-3362.
Published in Daily Chronicle on Mar. 4, 2014
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