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Official Obituary of

Richard J. Cairns

June 19, 1941 ~ March 18, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Richard Cairns Obituary

Richard J. Cairns, age 82, of Woodstock, passed away March 18, 2024 at Florence Nursing Home in Marengo.

Richard was born June 19, 1941 in Woodstock to George and Frances (nee Foreman) Cairns. He was a “Blue Baby” and was mentally challenged for life from that.

He was a good mechanic and made special friendships with some kind people who took him under their wings such as Harold Winkleman, Dan Raupp, Ben Widoff, and Riley’s Garage.

Richard is survived by his brothers, Robert, Terry (Janet), Charles Cairns and sister, Ella (Richard) Davidson; 8 nephews, 1 niece, 5 grandnephews, 13 grandnieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Linda, Sylvia; all grandparents, aunts, uncles and sister-in-law Wilfrida Cairns.

Visitation will take place Wednesday March 27, 2024 from 12:00 pm until the Funeral Service at 1:00 pm at the Schneider, Leucht Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home 1211 N Seminary Ave Woodstock, IL.

Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Florence Nursing Home, 546 E. Grant Hwy, Marengo, IL 60152 would be appreciated.

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March 27, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Schneider Leucht Merwin Cooney
1211 North Seminary Avenue / P.O. Box 22
Woodstock, IL 60098

March 27, 2024

2:00 PM
Oakland Cemetery, Woodstock


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