Richard W. Wissing, 87, went to be with the Lord on Monday, January 14, 2013 at Central DuPage Hospital surrounded by his family. Richard was born on October 27, 1925 at Swedish American Hospital in Chicago, the only child of the late Sam and Clara (nee Foss) Wissing. Dick attended Lutheran Grade School in Lombard, High School at Glenbard in Glen Ellyn, and immediately after high school graduation in 1943, entered the US Navy. He was honorably discharged April 18, 1946. He then worked as an electrotyper at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company in Chicago and then in a printing company in St. Charles. He owned an A & W Restaurant for a time. He then became a realtor for Fox Real Estate in West Chicago. Being a realtor was the job he loved the most and at which he was highly successful. He was an excellent salesman. He worshiped at Faith Lutheran Church on Kaneville Rd. in Geneva. Dick is survived by his wife of fifty years, Norma (nee Stahl); his three children, Phyl Holt, Mark (Vivian) and Rick (Sandy); four grandchildren, Rachael, Niki, Dan and Mike; six great-grandchildren; one aunt; and several cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents and son-in-law Stephen Holt. Visitation Thursday 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Williams-Woodward Funeral Home, 820 Pine St., West Chicago (Rt. 59 & Pine Sts.). Visitation Friday from 10:30 a.m. until time of service 11:30 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 1745 Kaneville Rd., Geneva, IL 60134. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Association for Individual Development, 309 West New Indian Trail Court, Aurora, IL 60506-2494 or Faith Lutheran Church.
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