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Richard Witkowski

Richard Witkowski, 69, of Elmwood Park and formerly Chicago, passed away September 17, 2021. Son of the late Julien and Jadwiga Witkowski. Beloved brother to Joseph (Karen) Witkowski and Barbara (Leonard) Lesiak. Cherished Uncle and Great uncle to Cheryl, Ashley, Adam and Andy Voight and Sandra, Anthony, Juliana, Alexander and Andrea Salinas. As well as Godfather to Susan (Paul) Wilson and their daughter Margaret. Richard had a passion for 16" softball, was an avid Chicago White Sox fan and the #1 fan at the Softball Hall of Fame in Forest Park, IL


Sympathy Gift courtesy of Frank Mencacci. Group of 10 Memorial Trees Planted In Loving Memory of Richard Witkowski.

Frank Mencacci Oct 22 2021 12:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Witkowski

Mary Van Kollenburg Oct 7 2021 4:29 PM

My sons both play softball in Forest park . I met Richard through Facebook. He became a great friend . He sent such funny posts and I grew to love him ! I miss all his comments and posts ! He was a great guy !

Sandra Jean Smith Sep 27 2021 1:02 PM

richie you were a great guy to hang out with and watch softball especially at forest park you will be missed RIP my friend.

Leo Mercado Sep 24 2021 3:05 PM

Dear Joe and Barb and family,

You guys all were good to Rich. I am glad he no longer suffers from cancer. Yet, I am sorry for your loss. Rich was a fun and kind guy and we are glad to have known him. Praying God's comfort and peace for you. Much love,
Ken and Jan Nordby

Ken and Jan Nordby Sep 23 2021 4:22 PM