Cover photo for Richard E. Szydlo's Obituary
Richard E. Szydlo Profile Photo
1939 Richard 2022

Richard E. Szydlo

April 18, 1939 — May 26, 2022

Richard E. Szydlo, age 83, of Riverside, IL. U.S. Army Veteran.  Loving husband of Donna (nee Drs), cherished father of Joe (Betty) Szydlo, Suzanne (Nicole) Szydlo, Claudia (Bob) Hrody, revered grandfather of Sarah, John, Jimmy, Sasha, Frankie, Alex, and Daniel, beloved companion to labrador pal Buddy-Blue, dear brother of the late Stanley (Maura) Szydlo, Frances (the late Steve) Arden, Dolores (the late Emmett) Garrity, Charlene (the late Roger) Folkens, Marcia Rudny, the late Joan (the late Leonard) Nieman, the late Eugene (Arlene) Szydlo and fond uncle to many nieces and nephews. Richard, with his brother Gene, was the co-founder of ENR General Machining Company in Chicago.  Richard was a proud US Army Veteran, avid boater, skilled woodworker, expert metal fabricator, and man of strength and honor.  Spending time with his family was his greatest love.

Visitation Monday, June 6, 2022, 5:00pm – 8:00pm. Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 9:15am Prayers at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 S. DesPlaines Avenue, North Riverside, to St. Mary Church, 10:00am Mass. Interment Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to meet directly at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery's Information Center no later than 12:15pm.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Richard E. Szydlo, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, June 6, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Prayers

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Starts at 9:15 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Mass

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 W. Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421

Family and friends are asked to meet at the information center no later than 12:15pm.

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 69

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree