Kristan Funeral Home - Mundelein
219 West Maple Ave.
Mundelein, IL 60060
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1954 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
Richard C. Butkus of Evanston The funeral service for Richard C. Butkus, 58, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at the Kristan Funeral Home, P.C., 219 W. Maple Ave. (two blocks west of Route 45 on Route 176), Mundelein. Interment will follow in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home. He was born Oct. 26, 1954, in Highland Park, and died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at home. Rich enjoyed music, the Food Network Channel and was a movie buff. He also loved dogs very much. He is survived by his children, Steven Butkus and Melissa (Steven) Strausburg; his siblings, Al (Ellen) Butkus, Bob (Becky) Butkus, Tim (Kathy) Butkus, Mary (Ed) Pec, Jenny (Rob) Maglio and Amy Butkus; sister-in-law, Robin Butkus; his aunts, Marlene Sylvester and Inge Sylvester; and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Alexander and Marjorie (nee Sylvester) Butkus; his brother, David; and his sister, Margaret Klobertanz. For information, please call or visit
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 3, 2013
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