GENEVA – Richard Riha, 67, of Geneva, passed away Sunday, March 17, 2013, at Season's Hospice & Palliative Care in Naperville surrounded by his family.|
He was born Nov. 15, 1945, in Chicago, the son of George and Louise (Daes) Riha.
Richard was an avid motorcycle enthusiast. He especially loved Harley Davidsons. His greatest enjoyment in life, however, was spending time with family and friends. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Janet (Peloso); two children, Jason of South Beloit and Kristen (Douglas) Morton of Springfield; two grandchildren, Jordan and Sarah Jane Riha; and two siblings, George of Oklahoma and Anita (John) Novotny of Oak Lawn. Richard is also survived by many dear nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his sister, Barbara Radzus.
Funeral prayers will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at Malone Funeral Home, 324 E. State St. (Route 38) in Geneva, then proceeding to St. Patrick Catholic Church, 6N491 Crane Road in St. Charles, for Celebration of Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. with Father Moises Apostol as celebrant.
Interment will be held privately.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at Malone Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to West Suburban Special Recreation Foundation, 2915 Maple St., Franklin Park, IL 60131, would be appreciated.
For information, call 630-232-8233 or visit www.malonefh.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Mar. 19, 2013