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Theodore "Ted" Risch a longtime resident of West Chicago Theodore "Ted" Risch, 86, passed away Friday July 13, 2012, at Delnor Hospital in Geneva. He was born in Elmhurst, Ill. on Nov. 10, 1925, to Theodore and Florence Risch. Ted served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a founding partner of The Typographers in Chicago, Ill., and The Label Printers in Aurora, Ill. He also served on the West Chicago Planning Commission for several years. Ted is survived by his wife, Mildred Miller; daughter, Barbara (Robert) Dieckmann of West Chicago; three grandsons, Brian Dieckmann, Jason (Megan) Dieckmann and Alex (Emily Parris) Dieckmann; three great-grandchildren, Braden, Aubrey and Kayla Dieckmann; sisters, Adele (Edward) Heissler and Linda (Larry) Grant; brother, Gerald (Maria) Risch; Mildred's family, Jim (Kathy) Miller, Lynn Miller, Donna (John) Stahlhut, Corey (Julie) Bohler, and daughter, Madison, Layne (Christina) Herdt, and son, Jacob. He was preceded in death by his parents; and wife, Marilyn in 2003. Visitation will be held on Monday, July 16, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Norris-Walen-Segert Funeral Home, 132 Fremont St. (one block north of Washington St. and Main), West Chicago). Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, July 17, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Denise Griebler officiating. Entombment will be in Glen Oak Cemetery in West Chicago. Contributions in Ted's memory can be made to St. Michael's United Church of Christ, 108 Sherman, West Chicago, IL 60185. For information, 630-231-0060 or www.norriswalensegertfh.com.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on July 15, 2012
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