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Richard F. Brockman


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Richard F. Brockman

Born: October 9, 1945; in Joliet, IL

Died: January 8, 2018; in Chicago, IL

Richard F. Brockman, age 72, of Wilmington, IL, formerly of Custer Park, IL, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018 at the University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Born October 9, 1945 in Joliet, IL to the late Howard and Patricia (nee McCrory) Brockman. He married Barbara Shenk on April 18, 1970 in Wilmington, IL. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington. He was employed by the Department of Natural Resources and enjoyed camping, going to high school basketball games, spending time with his grandchildren as well as with family and friends. He was also a former board member of the Braidwood Recreation Club.

Survived by his wife, Barbara Brockman of Wilmington, IL; son, Brent (Julie) Brockman of Wilmington, IL; daughter, Tammi Brockman of Wilmington, IL; grandchildren, Jaxsen and Brayden Brockman of Wilmington, IL; sister, Pam (Randy) Smith of Joliet, IL; brothers, Rodney (Dale Ann) Brockman of Elwood, IL, and Stevan Brockman of Shorewood, IL; sister in laws, Carol Shenk of Peotone, IL, and Nancy Shenk of Wilmington, IL; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Patricia Brockman; mother and father in law, Clarence and Regina Shenk; sister in law, Debbie Brockman; brother in laws, Randy Shenk and Roger Shenk; and niece, April Ann Brockman.

Visitation is at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, Thursday, January 11, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm. Funeral Service is Friday, January 12 at 11:00 am. with Pastor Jan Chandler officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in Abraham Lincoln Nation Cemetery in Elwood, IL.

Memorials may be made to .

For more information and to visit his online guestbook, please long on to www.rwpattersonfuneralhomes.com or find us on Facebook.
Published in The Herald-News on Jan. 10, 2018
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