December 25, 1940 - January 12, 2022
Richard C. “Dick” Sanders Sr., age 81, of Bourbonnais passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at AMITA St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. He was born December 25, 1940 in Iroquois County, the son of Raymond & Florence (Patchett) Sanders. Dick married Judy Riedel on June 20, 1964 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kankakee. Dick was a union plumber pipefitter for the Local 383, then later Local 422 in Joliet and Local 597 in Chicago. He accepted the position as business Manager in 1990. He retired as business Manager in 2000. He was a member of the American Legion, the Aroma Park Boat Club, the Hundred Club, the Kankakee Bass Club, and the Oak Springs Golf Course. Dick liked his classic muscle cars. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in the 5th Infantry Division. Dick was a parishioner of St. George Catholic Church. Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Judy Sanders of Bourbonnais; one son and two daughters-in-law, Rich Jr. & Cathy Sanders of Kankakee and Gale Sanders of Bourbonnais; one grandchild, Beth Sanders; three great-grandchildren, Alex Altmyer, Adam Marsh Jr., and Adalynn Marsh; three sisters, Jeannie Parent, Linda Sederholm, and Bev Baker, all of Kankakee; one brother, Robert Sanders of Kankakee; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Dick is preceded in death by his parents; one son, William Sanders; one sister, Sandy Sanders; and one infant brother. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, January 17, 2022 at Clancy-Gernon Funeral Home in Bourbonnais. A funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2022, also at the funeral home. Rev. Dan Belanger will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Mound Grove Gardens in Kankakee. Memorials may be made to the family wishes or to a charity of your choice.
Richard C. “Dick” Sanders Sr., age 81, of Bourbonnais passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at AMITA St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. He was born December 25, 1940 in Iroquois County, the son of Raymond & Florence (Patchett)... View Obituary & Service Information
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