Richard Boomer
1923 - 2017
BORN
1923
DIED
2017
Richard James Boomer, 93, of Marana, AZ, went to be with the Lord, April 5, 2017 after a brief illness.Richard was preceded in death by his parents Georgia Ellen (Bodoh) and Guy Joseph Boomer; his wife of 51 years, the love of his life, Lura Edith (Estabrooks) Boomer, and his beloved grandson Thomas Earl Jackson. Richard is survived by his three daughters Ellen Ann Hall (CW Hall) of Marana, AZ; Marion Ann Boomer-Hauser (Ross Hauser) of Sanibel, FL; and Elizabeth Ann Boomer of Santa Fe, NM; as well as his granddaughter Sara Elizabeth (Jackson) Johnson and great-grandchildren Kylie and Brianna of Phoenix, AZ, and cherished as a son, Captain Andrew Tyler Blakemore (Alyssa Hart-Blakemore), US Army, stationed in Warminster, England, as well as his treasured feline friend "Miss Melanie." Richard served in the US Navy during WWII from 1943 - 1945 as a Pharmacists Mate 2nd Class. He was attached to the 6th Marines and served in Guadalcanal, Okinawa, Shanghai, and Indianapolis, Indiana. He returned to naval service in 1951-1952 stationed at Bethesda Naval Medical Center during the Korean Conflict. Richard was born in Fond du Lac, WI on October 19, 1923, though he resided in Waukegan, IL for 60 years, and Marana, AZ for the last year and a half. As a 1948 graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison in Chemistry, Richard worked most of his professional career at Abbott Laboratories in North Chicago, IL, retiring from his position as an Analytical Chemist in 1986 after 35 years of service. A life-long Episcopalian, Richard was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church in Waukegan, IL for 60+ years. Richard lived by the credo "honor God, love your family, and defend your country." His memory lives on in the hearts of all of his family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Christ Episcopal Church, 410 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL. Luncheon.immediately following
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Published by Chicago Tribune from Jun. 6 to Jun. 25, 2017.
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My sincerest condolences to the family for your tremendous loss. Jude 1: 20, 21
June 24, 2017
To the family of Richard Boomer. May the love of family and friends comfort you. Blessed are they that mourned: for they shall be comforted.
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June 20, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family. May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this difficult time - Isaiah 61:1, 2.
Mrs. Lynch
June 19, 2017
My sincere condolences to the family. May the God who binds up the brokenhearted and comforts all who mourn, sustain your family during this difficult time - Isaiah 61:1, 2.
Mrs. Lynch
June 16, 2017
My condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears prayers : Isaiah 59:1.
June 16, 2017
Sorry for your loss may you draw comfort from Gods word at HOSEA 13:14 L Ohio
June 16, 2017
My heartfelt sympathies go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise in 1 Thessalonians 4:14 can bring comfort. Knowing that there is a hope for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.
June 14, 2017
Our condolences go out to you Matthew 11. 28.
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June 12, 2017
My sincere condolences to Richard relatives and Friends I am really sorry for your loss be as you meditate on the many fond memories please take comfort in. Knowing your loved ones is in our heavenly Father memory .
June 8, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. Offering my deepest condolences. May you find comfort in the God of prayer. 1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly."
June 8, 2017
I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly."
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Shipmate: Rest in Peace.....

Fair Winds and following Seas
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June 7, 2017
On behalf of the Ninth District Cook County American Legion.

Please accept our condolences over the loss of your veteran service member,

Our prayers go with you at this time of grief.

Respectfully,
Shepherd K.S.Bishop
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June 7, 2017
My deepest sympathy. May God comfort you during this difficult times.

2 Corinthains 1:3, 4.
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June 7, 2017
Sending our heartfelt condolences to the family.Make God your stronghold during this difficult time.
Lynn
June 6, 2017
I am so sorry for your lost. May you find comfort in the God of all comfort because he cares for you. 1Peter 5:6-7.
June 6, 2017
We are so saddened to hear of your loss and offer our deepest condolences to the family. May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. Exodus 6:3
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June 6, 2017
My sincere condolences for your loss. May God's love comfort you during this difficult time.
Miranda
June 6, 2017
Boomer family, may your memories replace your grief, please take comfort in Psalms 29:11, knowing that in difficult times like this, God gives peace and strength. DM
June 6, 2017