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Richard D. Black of Chicago. Beloved husband of the late Loretta J. Black nee Kraai. Father of Susan (Bruce) Gilpin and Jacob. Cherished grandfather of Claire (Max) Gilpin-Brink and Laura. Brother of the late Patricia (Tom) Vandenhandel.
Richard lived his life in faith and is now at peace. He was an active member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Chicago and Shepherd of the Coast Lutheran Church in Palm Coast, FL. He grew up in Chicago and in retirement divided his time between Chicago and Palm Coast, FL.
Service and burial are private. Memorials may be made to: Rainbow Hospice, P.O.Box 74008824 Chicago, IL 60674-8824 www.rainbowhospice.org.Ch