Richard L. Bator, age 90, of Lombard, died October 27, 2021, at his home.
Richard was the beloved husband of 70 years of Dorothy nee Fairweather; loving father of Gary S. Bator of Maryland, and Gregory A. (Tami) Bator of Lombard, the late Kenneth J. Bator and the late Kathleen Knight; fond grandpa of Josiah (Liza) Knight of South Dakota, Joy (Chris) Bennett of South Dakota, Cori D. (Tonie) Bator of Carol Stream and Gregory D. Bator of Ottawa, the late Alicia Bator and the late Amy Knight; step-grandfather to Jeremy Marynowski of St. Charles and numerous great-grandchildren He was the dear brother of Loretta Mauzer of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 son, 1 daughter, 5 brothers and sisters, and 2 grandchildren.
Richard was a Korean War veteran. He and Dorothy were married at St. Anthony Chicago, and he was a devoted member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church for 65 years. He was a retired printer who worked for various printing companies and was a member of the Printer’s Union 405. Richard was a member of the L.O.O.M. Lodge #2350 in Lombard. He was an avid golfer, and he worked part-time at Medinah Country Club after retirement.
A Visitation will be held Monday, November 1st from 3-8 PM Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. Funeral Mass Tuesday, November 2nd at 10 AM at the funeral home. Entombment to follow at Assumption Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Richard’s name to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 114 S. Elizabeth Street, Lombard, IL 60148 would be appreciated.
Info www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.
Sacred Heart Church
114 S. Elizabeth St., Lombard IL 60148