|Richard F. DePung
Born: December 02, 1947 Died: December 05, 2018
Richard F. DePung, 71, of Morris, passed away early Wednesday morning, December 05, 2018 at his home.
Born December 02, 1947 in Morris, he was the son of Richard and Loretta (Girot) DePung. He graduated from Morris
Community High School with the class of 1965. He married Linnell Hiles on November 18, 1967 and they lived most of their
married life in Morris. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. For many years he was co-owner of Eco Water- Crystal Clear in
He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Linnell; one son, Brian DePung of Morris; one daughter, Sara (Adam) Cherven of
Marseilles; two granddaughters, Kaitlyn (Joe) Rigazio and Kristin Stump; two great grandchildren, Hailey Cherven and Marcello
Rigazio; one sister, Patricia (David) Barry of Morris; one niece, Kelly Misewicz of Diamond; one nephew, Tom Barry of Morris
and several cousins.
Preceding him in death were his parents.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Rich enjoyed music and played the guitar in the “Night Shift” Band. He especially liked spending time with his family and
Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church or to an animal shelter of your choice.
Memorial services will be held Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert
Sathuri and Rev. Laura Wilson-Undrwood officiating. Visitation will be held on Monday from 9:00 am until time of service at the
church. Private inurnment will be held at a later date.
Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St. in Morris is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call the funeral
home at 815-942-0700.