Obituaries

Richard G. Van Landschoot

August 9, 1943 - July 12, 2018

Richard  G.  Van Landschoot

Obituary

Machesney Park

Richard G. Van Landschoot, 74, of Machesney Park, IL died July 12, 2018 at 9:21 p.m. at Highview in the Woodlands in Rockton, IL. He was born August 9,1943 in Kewanee, IL to Gerard and Louise (Head) Van Landschoot.

After high school he attended barber school and set up his trade business as Sir Richards Family Hair Care. There he worked alongside his wife, Patricia, for 38 years whom he remained married to for 53 years. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and later found his spiritual home at Immanuel Lutheran Church. Richard enjoyed woodworking, fishing, photography, hunting and his brittany spaniel dogs.

Richard is survived by his wife Patricia; daughters Monica (Scott) James and Tamara (Darren) Huys; sisters Patricia (Ken) Butler-Barnes and Debra (Rich) Day; grandchildren Nicholas (Mariana Offik) James, Alyssa James, Calvin Huys, Calista Huys, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents and brother Phillip.

Funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m., Monday July 16, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 E. Belvidere St., Belvidere, IL 61008 with Pastor Keith Richard officiating. A visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Sunday July 15, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL. Burial in Scottish Argyle Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given in Richard’s name to Comfort Dogs Ministries in care of Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1225 E 2nd St, Belvidere, IL 61008.

Service Schedule

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

A visitation will take place from 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m., Sunday July 15, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave. Belvidere, IL.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Immanuel Lutheran Church

815-544-8058

Funeral service will take place at 2:00 p.m., Monday July 16, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 E. Belvidere St., Belvidere, IL 61008 with Pastor Keith Richard officiating.

Burial in Scottish Argyle Cemetery.

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My Godfather will always have a very special place in my heart. Love, Peace, and Many Blessings to those he left behind.
Till I see you again😙💔

Andrea 2018-07-16T18:51:07

Dear Pat! So very sorry for your loss. May Gods peace & blessing be with you . Dick was such a pleasant man. We’re sorry we couldn’t make the service but know our love & prayers are with you

Judy Brenner 2018-07-16T17:07:35

Pat.
We are so sorry for your loss. We enjoyed your and his visits when you visited Pat Barnes. Our prayers are with you and your family during this sad time. Much Love
Jim and Barbara Pate

Jimmy and Barbara Pate 2018-07-15T18:29:11

We only met Richard twice. Both times left a lasting memory. We are blessed to have his precious Laddie in our home. His last visit he whispered to Laddie “ I remember you.” Our thoughts and prayers are with Pat and family.

Robin and Robert Burns 2018-07-15T17:47:33

Brenda and I give our condolence to Richard van landschoot family. Richard (dicky) and I were great friends in our high school year. there are some great memorys.

paul and brenda falk 2018-07-15T16:42:03

Our prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.
You both have been in our lives for so long
We will miss Richard so much
Hugs and love always

Don and Deb Johnson 2018-07-15T15:54:20

Deepest sympathy from my Mother and me. Pat, we think about you often and missed seeing you and Richard at your salon. He was always so helpful and kind. You will have many great memories!

Mary Pierce 2018-07-15T13:20:19

Too brief for good men.

Rick head 2018-07-14T14:07:59

My prayers goes out to Richard’s family. Pat hold that memories you had with Richard to your heart forever.
I remember him went hunting with his Dad and my Dad in Ottumwa, IA long time ago when I was kid. Last time I saw Richard & Pat at my dad’s funeral. I wish I could be there to give family hugs.

Marcia Jay 2018-07-14T13:19:40

When I was a boy, he defined “cool “. He carried him self with grace. Adios

Rick Head 2018-07-14T11:24:07

My heart hurts for you at this time Pat. I pray that you find comfort in Your wonderful memories of Richard. God bless you and your family as you grieve and give you peace.
Sincerely,
Magda & Rick Koth

Magda Koth 2018-07-13T22:16:44

Sharing in your grief as you mourn. Holding you all close to my heart and in my prayers. Gentle hugs.

Lani Walter 2018-07-13T16:08:16

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