In memory of
Richard Orren "Dick" Reuss
Richard (Dick) Orren Reuss, age 92, late of Glenview, but forever a Blue Islander, passed away on November 29th, 2018. He was a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. Always active with work and community organizations: he owned Reuss Sporting Goods in Blue Island, VernRoy Sporting Goods in Roseland and VernRoy and Sons Discount in Harvey. Later he was a sales rep for Abu Garcia, then a manufactures rep conducting hundreds of fishing workshops and sport shows. In 1985 he starred in the American Film Institute's production, "Catching Salmon – a Basic Guide to Fishing Lake Michigan". He was a member of the Blue Island Historical Society, the American Legion, deliverer of Meals on Wheels, was an avid stamp collector, loved traveling with the Airstream RV group, and selling antiques at Three Sisters. A lifelong sport fisherman, he loved fishing Lake Michigan, was a member of the Calumet Fishing Club, was inducted into the Fishing Hall of Fame receiving their Dolphin Award, was a member of the Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council, and was an Illinois delegate to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission for 30 years. He was recognized in the Congressional Record on Oct. 23, 2009 for his work with the Commission. Survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Mary (nee Derian); their children Terry (and John) and Rick (and Lori); their grandchildren Derian (and Rachel), Krista (and John), Mike (and Amy), and Naomi; 7 great grandchildren; and his brother Vernon (and Diane). He will be greatly missed by all of them and many more. In lieu of flowers or condolences, please consider making a memorial gift to the Blue Island Historical Society, 13018 Maple Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406. A celebration of life will occur in mid-January, please e-mail RichardReussMemorial@comcast.net for more information.
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In memory of
Richard Orren "Dick" Reuss
Richard (Dick) Orren Reuss, age 92, late of Glenview, but forever a Blue Islander, passed away on November 29th, 2018. He was a loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. Always active with work and community organizations: he owned Reuss Sporting Goods in Blue Island, VernRoy Sporting Goods in Roseland and VernRoy and Sons Discount in Harvey. Later he was a sales rep for Abu Garcia, then a manufactures rep conducting hundreds of fishing workshops and sport shows. In 1985 he starred in the American Film Institute's production, "Catching Salmon – a Basic Guide to Fishing Lake Michigan". He was a member of the Blue Island Historical Society, the American Legion, deliverer of Meals on Wheels, was an avid stamp collector, loved traveling with the Airstream RV group, and selling antiques at Three Sisters. A lifelong sport fisherman, he loved fishing Lake Michigan, was a member of the Calumet Fishing Club, was inducted into the Fishing Hall of Fame receiving their Dolphin Award, was a member of the Great Lakes Sport Fishing Council, and was an Illinois delegate to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission for 30 years. He was recognized in the Congressional Record on Oct. 23, 2009 for his work with the Commission. Survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Mary (nee Derian); their children Terry (and John) and Rick (and Lori); their grandchildren Derian (and Rachel), Krista (and John), Mike (and Amy), and Naomi; 7 great grandchildren; and his brother Vernon (and Diane). He will be greatly missed by all of them and many more. In lieu of flowers or condolences, please consider making a memorial gift to the Blue Island Historical Society, 13018 Maple Avenue, Blue Island, IL 60406. A celebration of life will occur in mid-January, please e-mail RichardReussMemorial@comcast.net for more information.
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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

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By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

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About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-50

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-100

 

About Memorial Trees

Honor a loved one by planting trees in their memory. Trees are planted in a forest with the greatest need, at the best suitable time (typically spring or fall), by a team of certified arborists.

Your Sympathy Gift Includes:

  • A digital certificate, customized with your message, that can be printed for your records or given to the family.
  • An entry in your loved one’s guest book, noting your contribution.
  • A listing in a memorial tree registry, showing that trees were planted in honor of your loved one.

Why Plant Trees?

This memorial tree planting will assist in reforestation, improve forest health and area watersheds, and provide a critical habitat for threatened and endangered wildlife.

By planting memorial trees, you not only honor the life and legacy of your loved one — you also help to preserve our beautiful national forests for generations to come.

Sku: tre-tim-x
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