Richard Scheck, 78, founder of Scheck Industries and former Mayor of North Riverside for 20 years, died peacefully on September 26. 2021 with his loving wife Judy by his side. He was truly a great, loving, kind and generous man.
He is survived by his three sons Michael (Kate), Rick (Megan) and Christopher, two daughters Jill and Gina (Joe) and Eleven Grandchildren Paige (Patrick), Matthieu, Luke, Bridget, Maya, Clancy, Declan, Gretchen, Breccan, Kian and Tierney. Preceded in death by his late wife Betty Scheck. He was loved by so many family members, friends, colleagues and everyone who knew him.
Family and friends are to gather for the visitation on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 from 3 to 9 p.m. at Russo’s Hillside Chapels, 4500 Roosevelt Road, Hillside (located between Mannheim and Wolf Road). A funeral Mass will follow Friday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Church, 126 Herrick Road, Riverside. Interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside. Visit Mr. Scheck’s personal tribute website atrussohillsidechapels.com to sign his guestbook.
Donations are appreciated to UCP Seguin, 3100 S. Central Ave., Cicero, Illinois 60804. Please make it “In Memory of Richard Scheck.”