Richard Chester Adamczewski, 76, died on Oct. 4, 2022. He had Alzheimer’s disease for many years. Born in Germany on May 19, 1946, his parents were Josephine and Chester Adamczewski. A graduate of Lane Tech High School, University of Illinois Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology, he was in the Marine Corps Reserves. He enjoyed running, handball, volleyball, reading, traveling, and was a fan of the Bears and the White Sox. He helped for many years on the Friends of the Oak Park Library Book Fair. A devout Catholic, he was an active member of Ascension Catholic Church and St. Bernardine.

He leaves behind his wife, Doris Ann (nee Racansky); his children, Jonathan, Kristina and Andrew; and a sister, Alicia. 

Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 21, at Woodlawn Funeral Home, Cermak and Desplaines, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 9:30 a.m. at Ascension Catholic Church in Oak Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Alzheimer’s Association would be appreciated.

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