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Richard Banta

Richard F. Banta

Monday, May 22nd, 1933 - Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Obituary

Richard F. Banta, age 86, US Army Korean War Veteran, loving father of Jana (Chris) Jaquith and Karyn (Mike) Kozak. Cherished grandfather of Cameron, Andrea, Allison, and Michael. Dear brother of Marge Godinez, Jerry VanDusen, Sharon Wille, and the late Lucille Anderson and Robert Banta. Dearest uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Rich's friend and former spouse Laura Banta.

Visitation Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 3-7 p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Private Interment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.

Express your thoughts and condolences at colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 | 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 3:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Visitation Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 3-7 p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 W. Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421 on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Service

    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 | 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 7:00pm
    Location
    Colonial Chapel
    Address
    15525 S. 73rd Ave.
    ORLAND PARK, IL 60462
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Visitation Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 3-7 p.m. with a Funeral Service to follow at 7:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment with Military Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery 20953 W. Hoff Road, Elwood, IL 60421 on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.
  • Interment

    Location
    Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
    Address
    20953 W. Hoff Road
    ELWOOD, IL 60421
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Notes
    Burial Private

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Josephine Pena

Posted at 04:35pm
My most sincere condolences to you all. Rich was a wonderful person with a great sense of humor. I still recall some of his jokes and laughter. I grew up with my nieces Rita and Connie and will always have great memories of your family. RIP Rich. Love you Josie Pena Godinez.
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FIRST STUDENT

Posted at 09:14am
everyone at first student will miss Rich Banta with his funny jokes and antics. we will all truly miss him.
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Faralyn Jaquith

Posted at 11:29am
I remember playing trivial pursuit with Rich and Laura. We used to call our selves the “out laws” instead of the “in-laws”. Too funny!!
Faralyn Jaquith
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