Richard Olmstead, 69

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Richard S. Olmstead, 69, of North Riverside, died on April 22, 2019. 

Born on Nov. 15, 1949 in Cicero, he was a retired engineer who had served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. 

Mr. Olmstead was the husband of Claudia (nee Zavislak); the stepfather of Michael (Amanda) Madick and Sam (Jenny) Williamson; the step-grandfather of Joey, Abby and Zachary; and a brother and uncle to many. 

Visitation is on Sunday, May 5 from noon to 3 p.m. at Kuratko-Nosek Funeral Home, 2447 Desplaines Ave. in North Riverside followed by a memorial service with military honors at 2:30 p.m.

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