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Richard J. Meier

January 10, 1935 November 11, 2019
Richard J. Meier
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Obituary for Richard J. Meier

Richard J. Meier, age 84, a resident of Carillon in Plainfield, IL since 1999, formerly of Morton Grove, IL, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Edward Hospital, Naperville, IL. He was born January 10, 1935 in Evanston, IL.

Beloved husband of Dorothy Meier (nee Crain), whom he married December 15, 1956, loving father of Deborah (John) Udelhofen of Palatine, IL, Donna (Mike) Durbin of Itasca, IL and Karen (Ken) Borre of Palatine, IL, adored grandfather of Michelle (Matt) Thompson, Melissa Udelhofen and Mandy (Jeff) Vercillo; Nikole, Brian and Matthew Durbin; Julie (Emily Kaffel) Borre and Kevin Borre, cherished great-grandfather of Molly, Quinn and Dexter Thompson, dear brother of Robert (the late Marianne) Meier, fond cousin, uncle, great-uncle and friend of many.

Richard grew up in Morton Grove, attended St. Peter's Grade School and was a 1952 graduate of Niles Township High School, both located in Skokie, IL. He attended Loyola University, Chicago for a year and served in the U.S. Army from 1954-1956, stationed in Germany. Richard was a member of the Morton Grove Fire Department from 1960-1999, beginning as a volunteer and retiring in 1999 as District Chief. He was one of the first paramedics trained in the northwest suburbs.

Richard was a current member of St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Plainfield and enjoyed playing golf.

Visitation will be held Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:00-10:00 AM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield.

Prayers and final viewing will begin Thursday, 10:00 AM from the funeral home and will proceed to a 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 15629 S. Route 59, Plainfield. Military honors will follow at the church after the funeral mass.

Family and friends will meet Thursday, 1:00 PM at the office in Memory Gardens Cemetery, 2501 E Euclid Ave, Arlington Heights, IL 60004, (847) 255-1010 for committal services.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to:

Illinois Professional Firefighters Association, 188 Industrial Dr., # 134, Elmhurst, IL 60126, (630) 833-2405, http://ipfaonline.org/

For more information, please call (815) 436-9221 or visit www.overman-jones.com


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Visitation

Thursday

14

Nov

9:00 AM 11/14/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 11/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
Overman-Jones Funeral Home

15219 Joliet Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60544

Overman-Jones Funeral Home
15219 Joliet Rd. Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday

14

Nov

10:30 AM 11/14/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary Immaculate Parish

15629 S. Route 59
Plainfield, IL 60544

St. Mary Immaculate Parish
15629 S. Route 59 Plainfield 60544 IL
United States

Committal Chapel Services

Thursday

14

Nov

1:00 PM 11/14/2019 1:00:00 PM
Memory Gardens Cemetery

2501 E Euclid Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Memory Gardens Cemetery
2501 E Euclid Ave. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Illinois Professional Firefighters Association

188 Industrial Dr., # 134
Elmhurst, IL 60126
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