Richard Dudek, 81, of LaGrange Park, died on Feb. 18, 2019. 

Born on March 2, 1937, he was a truck driver in the transportation industry. 

Mr. Dudek was the husband of Joan Dudek (nee Nash); the father of Rich (Ruth) Dudek, Len (Linda) Dudek, Michalene (Michael) Crowley and Jeff Dudek; the grandfather of Ryne Dudek, Ashley (Ryan) Lavskis, Jessica Dudek, Erin (Nwaf) Alramli, Kara Dudek, Eric (Christine) Dudek, Danielle Dudek, Michael Dudek, Amber (Brandon) Lamore, Tyler Crowley, Brittnay Crowley, Maddie Crowley, Megan Dudek and the late John Dudek; the great-grandfather of Alex, Ariana, Alexis, Mackenzie, Dahlia, Nadiya, Henry, Skyler, Lucas and Harper; the brother of the late Fred (Roberta) Dudek and Michael (Betty) Dudek; the uncle of Alan Mercado, Fred Dudek, Jon Dudek; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Services have been held. Interment was at Resurrection Cemetery. 

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.