Richard Rechenmacher

Lt. Richard F. Rechenmacher, a career letter carrier and volunteer firefighter in Naperville, IL died in the line of duty December 7, 1970. He, Engineer Jerry Herring and fellow volunteer Bernie Petrowski were killed instantly when their firetruck was hit by a semi while enroute to a mutual aide call in the next town. Richard left behind his wife, Margaret, who devoted her life to preserving Richard’s legacy for their eleven children. She passed away in 2006. May they rest in peace.

George S. Winckler

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