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“What a great man! I have been gone for many years but do remember Dick and you Cele. You were great friends to Mary and I. He lived a full life. ...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Bob Evans - Indianapolis, IN


2 of 9 | Posted by: Danny Campbell - New Lenox, IL

“will think of Dick at morning Mass sitting in his favorite place & dropping his beloved wife at the So sorry, he will be remembered by many. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Katy & Ed Kosteck - New Lenox, IL

“So deeply sorry to hear about Dick. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time of loss ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Penny and Dave Newkirk - IL

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your entire family is in my thoughts and prayers! ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Annette Wilda-Major - Mokena, IL

“REST IN PEACE DICK.BARNHARDT FAMILY ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: BONNIE GERRETTIE - JOLIET, IL

“What wonderful pictures.....and memories to hold in your heart forever. Loved looking at them !! My heartfelt sympathies go out to All the family. ...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Gail Coffel - Plainfield, IL

“Wish I could be there. Would want to honor a wonderful uncle and stand with my awesome cousins and aunt. Be blessed. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: John OBrien - Detroit, MI

“God Bless to Cecilia and family, Dick was loved and respected. Thank you for his Service to our Country. Dick's cheerful outlook on life and...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Paul and Cecelia Barclay - IL


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Richard J. Wingate

Richard J. Wingate, age 90, passed away peacefully, Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Loyola Hospital, with his family by his side.

Born September 30, 1926 in Hamburg, Iowa. He was the son of Hollis and Marie (Hein) Wingate.
He was a veteran of WWII in the U.S. Army, retired from the Rock Island Railroad after 38 years and was a member of St. Jude Church and Men's Club. He also was a member of the VFW and American Legion and participated in missionary work in Appalachia and Bolivia. Richard enjoyed spending time with his friends playing golf and card games.

He will be remembered as a loving husband for 68 years to Cecilia (Wellman) Wingate, and devoted father to Teri Clark, Kathy Peceniak, Mike Wingate, Carol (Duane) Niemann, Mark (Nancy) Wingate, Bill (Julie) Wingate, Mary (Bob) Hinchley and caring grandfather of twenty and great grandfather of fifteen.

He was preceded in death by his son Robert and daughter Mary Jane, his parents, three sisters and one brother.

Visitation services will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 from 3:00-8:00pm at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 Francis Road, New Lenox. The funeral Mass will be at 11:00am at St. Jude Church 241 W. Second Ave, New Lenox. Internment following at Maplewood Cemetery, New Lenox Road at Oak Drive in New Lenox. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to the Augustinian Seminary or VFW Post 9545. www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700