Theodore Richter
Malone Funeral Home
324 East State Street
Geneva, IL
May 8, 1964-April 9, 2015. Teddy, lovingly known as "Farmer Ted", cherished son, brother, partner, uncle and friend extraordinaire, passed away with family by his side from complications due to Hodgkins lymphoma cancer. He will be remembered for his rich life and selfless love, caring and sharing to all who were blessed to have known him. Teddy was an avid sportsman and naturalist, the outdoors always calling him; happiest in the river, the fields, the garden and the kitchen - his passion for all will be sorely missed. Please join us for his Celebration of Life gathering Sunday, April 12, 2015 from 4 to 8 pm at Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, 14N322 IL-25, Dundee Township, Illinois. Teddy's favorite attire required: tie-dye and jeans. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, April 13, 11:00 am, St Peter Catholic Church, Spring Grove, IL, Rev. Msgr Joseph Jarmoluk and Fr Akan Simon, celebrants. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to his local chapter of Trout Unlimited ( to teach children the joy of fly fishing. Arrangements handled by Malone Funeral Home 630-232-8233,
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Published by Chicago Tribune from Apr. 11 to Apr. 12, 2015.
Memorial Gathering
4:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation
14N322 IL-25, Dundee Township, IL
Funeral Mass
St Peter Catholic Church
, Spring Grove, IL
Funeral services provided by:
Malone Funeral Home
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Rest in peace dear Ted. Your friendship was second to none. A prince to all. You made everyone feel #1 - and truly you were that person.
October 3, 2017
Rest in peace Ted. So glad you passed through my life.
Bobbi Herget
August 26, 2015
RIP Teddy...thanks for being my brother Mark's best friend and all the memories he and is family will have of you. We will always remember your visit to Fairbanks Alaska and fly fishing in the Chatanika River! Who can forget your van and the tye dye shirts You are and will always be a gentle giant and you will be missed.
Jana Roughsedge-Templeton
April 12, 2015
May your eternal flame shine brightly among us
Linda Johnson
April 11, 2015
My dear cousin Ted-with your love of everything nature, the world will be emptier without you. Much love, and may you rest in peace with the Lord. Please watch over us- love always, Linda Ann
Linda Johnson
April 11, 2015
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