Howard M. Richardson

June 18, 1927November 29, 2018

Howard M. Richardson, 91, of Mt. Prospect, IL, passed away Thursday November 29, 2018. Howard was born June 18, 1927 in Detroit, MI. He served in the Army during WWII. Afterwards he graduated from Albion College in Michigan.

He was employed for several years with Dow Chemical Company. He later became Sales Manager of Reliance Safety Equipment Co. He was active at his church, served as a past Master of Masonic Lodge 818, was a member of both VFW Post 1337 and American Legion Post 525.

He is survived by his wife Elizabeth of 67 years, their three children: Linda Hengesh (Mark), Jim Richardson (Susan), and Bruce Richardson (Trish), and his four grandchildren: Allison Tranchita (Anthony), Sarah Hengesh, Ben Richardson, and Ellie Richardson.

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights, 1903 E. Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children (2211 N. Oak Park Ave., Chicago 60707) or The First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights.

For information, contact Lauterburg & Oehler Funeral Home at 847-253-5423 or visit the website at


  • Memorial Service Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Howard M. Richardson

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Kathy Gotshall

December 5, 2018

Dear Elizabeth and family,

We send our condolences on the passing of Howard. Our family has fond memories of him and we send our prayers with love to you.

Peace, The Ray Gotshall family members

Thomas LeNoir

December 4, 2018

Bruce (and family),

Please know that you have our sincere and heartfelt condolences. The passing of a loved one is never easy, but I hope that your fond memories can provide some comfort during this difficult time. We will continue to keep you and your family in our prayers.

Thomas LeNoir and the Program Team

Modestas Alseika

December 4, 2018


we would like to express our condolences during this difficult time.

Colleagues from Vilnius.

Greg Jones

December 3, 2018

Hey Bruce,

Very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family,


Grace Yoon

December 3, 2018

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Deepest sympathies,


December 3, 2018


Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Martin and Family