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“Sorry to hear about Dick's passing. I will never forget working with him and drinking beers after work. He taught me what a good days work was, but...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Mark Lundahl - Newport Beach, CA

“Always was a wonderful individual. Condolences to the whole Yelnick family ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Chuck Simpson - Elwood, IL

“To All the Yelnick Family , So very sorry for Dad passing . Omg what a wonderful man . Lot of fun at my Mom & Dads pig roast which your Dad was the...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Bechstein Siegers - Friend

“To Lois and the Yelnick Family. Our heartfelt condolences. Many, many years ago I had the honor to work with Dick. Through that working together a...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Archie & Linda Greenaberg - IL

“My heartfelt Sympathy to you Lois and your lovely family on the loss of your beloved husband and father. I have very fond memories of a wonderful...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: John Santoro - Summit, IL

“DICK WAS A FRIEND TO ALL AND EVERYONE WHO WAS FORTUNATE TO KNOW THIS KIND MAN WILL REMEMBER HIM FOR HIS WIT - KINDNESS - HUMOR - A GOOD HUSBAND AND...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: CAROL AND BILL DELLADIO - IL

“Very sorry for your lost. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Hamilton - Joliet, IL

“Dick was an amazing person, he will be truly missed ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Amanda Nagel - Family Friend

“Love, kindness and generosity are the things I think of when I remember Dick. He was the best father-in-law to me and grandfather to my children,...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Pete Francis - Westminster, CO

“Your love for your family will be greatly missed as well as your visits for a shot and beer, Please have one for me in heaven you always were one of...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: DAWN DIXON - MOKENA, IL - Friend


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Richard "Dick" M. Yelnick
Age 80, a resident of Homer Glen, passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Beloved husband of Lois (Konrath); loving father of Ann Marie (Neil) Yelnick-Foley, Michaeleen Yelnick-Francis, Denise Emmel, Tony (Mary) Yelnick, and Richard Mark (Amanda) Yelnick; cherished grandfather of William, Courtney, Drew (Becca), Lindsay (Kevin), Alyssa (Adam), Richard, Megan, Annie, and Sam; dear brother of Virginia (late Hillard) Hacus, Nancy (late Tony) Liss, Gloria (late Patrick) Wrenn, and Patricia (late Jimmy) Brown. He was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Ann (Petrich) Yelnick; and siblings Martin (late Sylvia) Yelnick, Marian (Jim) Bona, Jack (late Pat) Yelnick, John "Hybie" (Joyce) Yelnick, and Norman (Ida) Yelnick. Richard was the Owner of Dick Yelnick & Sons Inc. Cement Construction. He was a member of Local 1889 Carpenters Union, the Croatian Club, Ingalls Park Athletic Club, and Moose Lodge in Marco Island, FL. Dick was an avid Chicago fan, and loved the Chicago Bulls and Raiders. He enjoyed the Yelnick family picnics and pig roasts. The family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451 on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 3-9 PM. Funeral service Monday, April 30, 2018 with chapel prayers at 9:30 to St. Jude Catholic Church, 241 W. 2nd St., New Lenox, IL 60451 for a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial. Interment Maplewood Cemetery, New Lenox, IL. Info www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700.