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Richard "Dick' Joseph Durbin

October 16, 1931 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Richard "Dick' Durbin Obituary

Richard “Dick” Joseph Durbin, 92, of Walshville, IL, passed away Friday, February 02, 2024 at 6:22 a.m. at Litchfield Health & Rehab Center in Litchfield, IL. Visitation will be Friday, February 09, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in Litchfield, IL. Funeral Mass will be Friday, February 09, 2024, at 11:00 a.m. also at Holy Family Catholic Church. Father Daniel Willenborg, Pastor Holy Family Catholic Church will officiate with burial in Holy Cross Cemetery in Litchfield, IL. Military rites will be accorded at graveside.

Dick was born October 16, 1931 in Irving Township, IL, to Richard & Louise (Dullenty) Durbin, both have preceded in death. He was a graduate of Litchfield High School in Litchfield, IL and went on to join the United States Army where he served from February 1952 to January 1954 with the Engineering Aviation Battalion 866. He was a farmer all of his life while also doing carpentry work. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Litchfield, IL, Knights of Columbus, VFW in Panama, IL, and ATA in Mt. Olive, IL, He loved to bowl, visiting with family, loved playing cards, especially pinochle. During his life he lived in Litchfield, IL, Walshville, IL, Irving, IL and Butler, IL.

Mr. Durbin is survived by Three Sisters, Betty (husband James) DeWerff of Nokomis, IL, Theresa Saathoff of Hillsboro, IL, Phyllis (husband John) Lively of Farmersville, IL; Two Sister in laws, Mary Ann Durbin and Gladys Durbin; 23 nieces and nephews; 51 Great nieces and nephews; 36 Great-great nieces and nephews.

He is preceded by his parents; Brothers, John Durbin, Bob Durbin, and Paul Durbin; Nephew, Steven DeWerff; Niece, Danelle Durbin, and Brother in law, Dan Saathoff.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 9, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
1343 E Ryder St
Litchfield, IL 62065

Funeral Mass
Friday
February 9, 2024

11:00 AM
Holy Cross Cemetery
1343 E Ryder St
Litchfield, IL 62065

Burial

Holy Cross Cemetery
1343 E Ryder St
Litchfield, IL 62065

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