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1935 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
ST. CHARLES - Donald "Don" Radtke, age 81, passed away May 10, 2016 at Delnor Hospital. He was born to Myron and Ruth Radtke on January 20, 1935. He served in the United States Air Force for 4 years, following his graduation from High School. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin and began his 40 year career in telecommunication. Don was a longtime volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, and after his retirement from the telecommunication field, Habitat became his "second career." He really enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Don was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, for 32 years, and a member of VASA. He was always there to help everyone, and he will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Dee, son Tim (Pat) Radtke, of Plano, IL, daughter Beth (Mike) Tucker, of St. Charles, IL, six grandchildren; Anthony, Dylan, Eric Tucker, of St. Charles, Marissa Radtke of Plano, Nicole (Matt) Hann, of North Aurora, Lyndsey (Quin) Kimball, of Arlington, TX, two great-grandchildren; Logan Tucker, of St. Charles, Greta Kimball, of Arlington, TX, two sisters; Gloria Heublein, Sharon Morgan, brother Ed (Clairene) Radtke, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. Visitation will be 4-8:00 P.M. Thursday, May 12, 2016 at Yurs Funeral Home, 405 E. Main St. (corner of Route 64 and Route 25), St. Charles, IL 60174. Funeral Service will be 10:30 A.M. Friday, May 13, 2016 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church 1145 N. 5th Avenue, St. Charles, IL 60174. Burial will be Private. Contributions may be made to Habitat for Humanity Northern Fox Valley, 56 S. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL 60120. To leave an online condolence for the family, visit the funeral homes obituary page at www.yursfuneralhomes.com. For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on May 11, 2016
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