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Richard John Milne

December 23, 1943 ~ April 17, 2017 (age 73)

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Richard J. Milne, 73, formerly of South Barrington, Illinois and most recently from Lake Geneva, died on April 17th, 2017.

Born Richard John Milne to the late Richard and Josephine (Gurka) Milne in Chicago, Illinois in December of 1943.  Richard was a member of the graduating class of 1962 from Carl Schurz High School in Chicago.  After high school Richard went on to Northern Illinois University where he earned his degree in Business.  On February 14th, 1970 he was united into marriage to his wife Donna.

Richard loved many things.  Richard lived by the motto “Get lots while you are young.”  Richard loved sports, power boating, and water skiing.  Richard loved everything that was involved with the water.  Richard was known to have an exquisite taste in cars.  Richard had a passion for talking about business and his favorite topic was real estate.  Richard had a special place in his heart for the music of Elvis Presley and for the 1950’s.  Out of all of the things that Richard had a fondness for and a love for he had no greater love then for his wife Donna and his family.

Richard is survived by his wife of 47 years Donna.  2 children survive Richard: Dawn Milne of Chicago, Illinois and John Milne of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin.

Service for Richard will be held on Friday April 21st, 2017 at 11:30am at the Crystal Lake Country Club, Reverend David Howie will be presiding. 

In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family of Richard has asked that you make a donation in his honor to Lydia Home Association.  A link has been provided below for your convenience.

To post an online condolence please click the Guest Book/Condolence tab on the left side of your screen.

The Derrick Funeral Home and Cremation services of Lake Geneva is more than honored to be assisting the Milne family during their time of need.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Lydia's Home
4300 West Irving Park Road, Chicago IL 60641
Tel: 1-773-653-2200

 Service Information

Memorial Service
April 21, 2017

11:30 AM
Crystal Lake Country Club
721 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, Il 60014

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