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Richard W. Proper passes away at age 78

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Richard W. Proper, 78, went to be with his beloved wife and Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

He was born to Frank and Ruth (Ebert) Proper, of Blue Island, IL, on January 15, 1940.

Richard was preceded in death by his beautiful wife Georgia Ruth (Stewart) Proper, December 8, 2017.

A disciplined man, always speaking from experience, teaching values to his children. All family was valued to Richard, including Rich and Vicki, Sherril and Joel (Rasmussen), and Robert and Susan Proper, further extending his family to include ten grandchildren.

Richard married Georgia on January 30, 1960, celebrating 57 years of loving devotion to each other.

Richard, was a Journeyman Lineman in Indiana for NIPSCO and then for APS in Arizona, a successful owner of a utility contracting business, retiring in his 70s from Klondike Construction, as their Safety Dept. Manager.

A celebration of life will be held for friends and family October 2018.



Posted 10/4/2018




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