Richard F. Budzynski Sr., age 78, of Johnsburg, formerly of Chicago, passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017, at his residence, surrounded by his family.
He was born February 12, 1939 in Chicago, to John and Emily (Zyskowski) Budzynski. On September 29, 1962, he married the love of his life, Muriel Paszkiet, in Chicago at St. Robert Bellarmine Church.
Richard proudly served in the US Marine Corps. Richard was the proprietor of RFB Litho Service Inc. of Chicago for over 39 years. Formerly of Chicago, he had a summer home since 1989 in Johnsburg, but became a permanent resident to the area in 1999. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 9167 with St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Richard was an avid reader and enjoyed woodworking. He had a great love for nature and the outdoors, he especially loved his river front property in Johnsburg. Richard also enjoyed the beauty of the Wisconsin outdoors.
Richard is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Muriel; two children, Adrienne (Christopher) Hentz, Richard F. Jr. (Karina) Budzynski; five grandchildren, Alexander, Shawn, Elise, Jake, Mila; and his sister, Dorothy (the late George) Blickhahn.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brother, John (the late Del) Budzynski.
Friends and neighbors may gather from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. Friends and neighbors may gather 10 a.m. Friday, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 2302 W. Church Street, Johnsburg, IL 60051, until the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m..
Inurnment will be in St. John the Baptist Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests masses in Richard’s memory to St. Robert Bellarmine Scholarship Fund, 6036 W. Eastwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60630.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for Richard’s family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050