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Richard Sztajer

June 12, 1924 — December 29, 2015

Richard Sztajer, 91, of Coal Valley, Illinois, died Tuesday, December 29, 2015, in his residence.

Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory and private family services will be held. Trimble Funeral Home, Coal Valley, is serving the family.

Richard was born June 12, 1924, in Lvov, Poland. He married Wieslawa Bialek on July 26, 1947, in an internment camp in Poland, and the couple came to the US in 1949. She died July 27, 2013. He retired from Atlas Spring and Wire in Chicago.

Richard is survived by his son, George Sztajer of Rapids City, Illinois; his granddaughter, Sivi Polit and her husband Carlos of Coal Valley; and three great-grandchildren, Jeff Bertlesen, Katie Polit, and Matthew Polit.

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