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WAYNE J RICHIE, SR.

October 26, 1938 September 4, 2018
WAYNE J RICHIE, SR.
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79, of rural Mattoon, Illinois, passed away at 11:22 P.M., Tuesday, September 4, 2018, in the Carle Foundation Hospital of Urbana, Illinois. He was born October 26, 1938, in Joliet, Illinois the son of Leonard and Grace (Helling) Richie. Wayne served in the United States Navy. He married Nancy Walch, May 5, 1960 in Joliet, Illinois. Mrs. Richie passed away October 4, 2013. Wayne was a retired Supervisor for the Peoples Gas Co. in Chicago, Illinois. He leaves his children, Laurie Blatnicky (Ed) and Wayne Richie, Jr. both of Joliet, Illinois; Sisters, Betsy Riemer of New Lenox, IL and Susie Bebej of Joliet, IL; Grandchildren, Paige Richie of Ft Wayne, IN, Johnathan and Amanda Richie of California and Justin Talaga of Chicago, Illinois; one Great Grandchild, Payton Richie of California. Mr Richie was preceded in death by his Parents; his Wife, Nancy; Son, Daniel Richie; Brothers, Freddie and John Richie; Sisters, Ruthie Morris and Eunice Kucer; and numerous Nieces and Nephews.
A Celebration of Wayne's Life will be held at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, May 25, 2019 at 10:00 AM. There will be a luncheon to follow at Ellwood Community Church 101 S. Chicago Street Ellwood, IL 60421. In Lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions to the family to defray final expenses C/O Laurie Blatnicky 3425 Lakeside Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.
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10:00 AM 5/25/2019 10:00:00 AM
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 W Hoff Rd Elwood 60421 IL
United States

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Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Final Resting Place

20953 W Hoff Rd
Elwood, IL 60421

20953 W Hoff Rd Elwood 60421 IL
United States

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C/O Laurie Blatnicky 3425 Lakeside Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.
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