Richard A. Mayer

Born: December 12, 1938
Died: July 19, 2019
Memorial Visitation: Saturday, July 27, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Michaels Funeral Home, Schaumburg

Richard A. Mayer, 80, a resident of Schaumburg since 1968 and formerly of Chicago was born on December 12, 1938 in Chicago to John A. and Lucille (nee Finucane) and passed away peacefully on July 19, 2019 in Elk Grove surrounded by his loving family. Family and friends will gather privately for a Celebration of Life Service.

Richard was a proud member of IBEW Local #134 for 65 years and was owner of RAM Electric in Schaumburg for 20 years. He enjoyed deer hunting in Colorado, fishing for Muskies in Oxbo, Wisconsin and in his retirement travelling to his daughter Kelly’s Bay Rest Resort in Arkdale, Wisconsin. He was a longtime owner and breeder of German Short-haired Pointers and also enjoyed breeding Angelfish.

He was the adoring husband of 58 years to Kathleen (nee Hunyady); loving father of Kimberly (Michael) Gdula, Kelly (Thomas) Dorsey, Kerry (Mark) Altintop, Rich (Michele) Mayer and the late Keith; fond grandfather of Kathleen (Duran), Shannon, Melissa (Jay), Michael (Bree), Monica (Joe), Maggie, Natalie, Nicholas and the late Richie; proud great grandfather of Jayden, Mason, Christian, Robbie, Jackson, Faye, Amelia and Ella; dear brother of the late Jack, Geri, Ron (Marilyn) and Denny; fond uncle, cousin and dear friend to many. He will be missed by his best friends Dale Aiuppa, Rick Szymura and Matt Kruser and his dogs “Mindy” and “Mandy”.

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