Richard James Rettko
January 13, 1939 — October 18, 2011
Richard James Rettko Passed away at his home in Hollywood Alabama after a cour Ageous battle with cancer.Survived by his loving wife Linda (Coder) Rettko children Peggy (Billy) Bick of Joliet Richard McIntire of Scottsboro AL and Melissa (Gerald) LaCourse of Hixson TN four grandchildren Britney Brandy Jessica and Rachel a brother John Rettko of Tacoma Washington a sister Dorothy Rogel of Spring Valley IL.Preceded in death by his parents John and Lucille Rettko two brother and two sisters.Born in Spring Valley IL a Joliet area resident most of his life. He retired in 1996 after serving Troy and Laraway Schools as Building and Grounds Supervisor for more than 28 years. He also was a past caretaker for the Grundy Co. Rod and Gun Club in Morris Il from 1997-2004. He then moved to Hollywood AL to be near his beloved Granddaughters. Member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Scottsboro AL and former member of St. Peters Lutheran Church.Funeral Services will be held Friday October 21 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peters Lutheran Church 310 N. Broadway St. Joliet IL. Interment Elmhurst Cemetery. Visitation Thursday 4-8 p.m. at the Blackburn-Giegerich-Sonntag Funeral Home 1500 Black Rd. Joliet IL and Friday morning 10-11 at St. Peters Lutheran Church.