Richard “Dick” Averill
Date posted - September 15, 2015
A visitation will be held at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd., New Lenox, IL 60451 on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 18, 2015 at Stone Ridge Community Church in Decorah, IA, with Pastor Ed Krawczyk officiating. Burial will be in Phelps Cemetery in Decorah with full military honors.
Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Friday, one hour before the service, at the church.
Fjelstul Funeral Home in Decorah is serving the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.fjelstul.com
He is survived by his wife, Grace and their four children: Lynn (Nathan) Emmons of Barron, WI; David Averill of Decatur, IN; Keith Averill of Reno, NV; and Rebecca (Douglas) Cherry of New Lenox, IL; 12 grandchildren: Aaron (Misty) Emmons of Comstock Park, MI; Paul Emmons of Barron, WI; Samuel (Sarah) Emmons of Knoxville, TN; Caleb (fiancée Taya Adams); Mason, Rachel and Lauren Averill of Decatur, IN; and Gracie Averill of Reno, NV; Elisa Cherry, Denver, CO; Kyle, Bryan, and Hannah Cherry of New Lenox, IL; 2 great grandsons: Andrew and Luke Emmons of Comstock Park, MI; his sister, Patricia (Ralph) Kuskye of Plymouth, IN; a sister-in-law, Martha Averill of Nappanee, IN; and many other family members.
Leave a ReplySheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. appreciates your comments that abide by the following guidelines:
1. Avoid profanities or foul language.
2. Disagree, but avoid ad hominem (personal) attacks.
3. Threats are treated seriously and will be reported to law enforcement.
4. Spam and advertising are not permitted in the comments area.
These guidelines are very general and cannot cover every possible situation. Please don't assume that Sheldon Broadcasting Company, Inc. or its advertisers agrees with or otherwise endorses any particular comment. We reserve the right to filter or delete comments or to deny posting privileges entirely at our discretion. Please note that comments are reviewed by the selected staff and may not be posted immediately. If you feel your comment was filtered inappropriately, please email email@example.com.
Back to:Richard “Dick” Averill