Richard Dobelmann

Richard J. Dobelmann

"Dickaroo"

Age 66. Died suddenly at his home on Monday, June 25, 2007. He was born June 30, 1940 to the late Raymond and Dorothy Dobelmann; and had resided in Joliet all of his life. He attended Joliet Catholic High School; and was employed for many years at Joyce Beverage (7-Up). "Dickaroo" was a talented artist; his passion in life was drawing and painting. He was also a sports fanatic, being a diehard Green Bay Packers and New York Yankees fan.

Preceded in death by his wife, Mary "Dee" (nee Miklic); parents; and one sister, Martha Smith.

Survived by his brother, Raymond (Judy) Dobelmann of Galveston, TX; one sister, Ruth Ericksen; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and many good friends.

Funeral Services for Richard J. Dobelmann will be Friday, June 29, 2007 at 9:15 a.m. from the funeral home to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment St. John Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name to St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church would be appreciated. Visitation Thursday 6-8 p.m. at:

FRED C. DAMES FUNERAL HOME

3200 Black at Essington Rds., Joliet

For information: (815) 741-5500