Richard Sellke

BRAIDWOOD—Richard Arthur Sellke, 92, of Braidwood, passed away Sunday, April 8, 2018 at Heritage Health in Dwight.              Born Sept. 10, 1925 in Chicago, he was the son of Paul and Lillian (nee Dennis) Sellke. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy, serving during WWII.  
He is survived by his wife of over 66 years, Mary (nee Flynn); daughter, Kathleen (late Jerry) McDonald, of Fruitland Park, FL; son, William (Margie) Sellke, of Franklin Park, IL; five grandchildren: James McDonald, Kristina (Nathan) Myers, Michael McDonald, Samantha McDonald and Christopher Sellke and one great-grandchild, Lincoln Myers.  
Cremation rites have been accorded.  Private services will be held.  
Memorials in his name may be directed to the family or to the Braidwood Fire Department.  
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R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.