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Richard L. LeRette

Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Richard L. LeRette

NACHUSA – Richard L. “Dick” LeRette, 79, of Nachusa, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014, at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center in Franklin Grove.

He was born on April 7, 1934, in Hancock, Iowa, to David and Thelma (Kissel) LeRette.  He married the former Lorraine Lourdeau on Sept. 21, 1957, in Dixon. She survives.

He was a retired maintenance worker. He had been a member of the Dixon Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 779 and the United States Bowling Conference.

He also is survived by his children, Gregory, Jeffrey, Nate (Ann) and Michele, all of Dixon, and David (Melody) of Maryville, Tenn., four grandchildren, Ashlee and Remington LeRette and Michaela and Melissa Bates; two great-grandchildren, Aubrieann and Kaleb; two brothers, Louis (Dorothy) LeRette of Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Ike (Helen) Crabtree of Loves Park, and a sister, JoElla (Jim) Gerdes of Rockford.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gerald LeRette.

A memorial visitation will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Chapel Hill Funeral Home in Dixon. Memorial services will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. The Rev. Frank Langhoff of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Dixon will officiate.

Cremation rites have been accorded, and interment will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens at a later date.

Visit www.chapelhilldixon.com to send condolences.

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