Frederick R. Metzger

Frederick R. Metzger, 82, of Beecher and formerly of Evanston, North Riverside, and Brookfield, died Sept. 24, 2022. 

Mr. Metzger was born Sept. 1, 1940 and worked as a consultant for a manufacturing company. He also loved fishing and jazz.

He was the father of Robert (Stephanie) Metzger and Joanna (Carlos Torres) Metzger; the grandfather of Sebastian Torres, Stephany Ruiz, Tony Ruiz and Miguel Ruiz; the brother of Denise Wilkins and the late Vanessa Debeer; and the uncle of Alan Wilkins, Kristine Wilkins, Jeff Debeer, David Debeer, Dan Jensen, Karen Jensen, Jonathan Buonomo, Anthony Buonomo and Meredith Sharpee. 

Visitation is Saturday, Oct. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 Desplaines Ave., North Riverside.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions to Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, Florida, 33131 would be appreciated. 

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