Richard D. Sveen
May 9, 1937 - January 25, 2021
January 29, 2021 | 10:30 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Friday
- Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles
- January 29, 2021 | 1:00 P.M. Friday
- St. Mark's Lutheran Church 101 S. 6th Ave St. Charles
Private Wheaton Cemetery
Richard David Sveen, age 83, passed into eternity on January 25, 2021. A resident of Elgin, Illinois, Dick was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 9, 1937 to Sigrid and Earl Sveen. Dick was the youngest of three boys and is preceded in death by his parents and oldest brother Jerry Sveen.
Dick is survived by his wife Maridee, three children Rick, Cindy, and Jonathan, five grandchildren, brother Don, many nieces and nephews, and great-uncle and great-great uncle to many more.
Dick graduated from Washburn High School in Minneapolis in 1955, served with honor in the US Army, and then graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in general business. He went on to have a successful career in financial services and commercial real estate.
Dick will be deeply missed for his compassionate heart, his mechanical magic, and his commitment to family and friends.
A celebration of Dick’s life will be held Friday, January 29, 2021 at Yurs Funeral Home in St. Charles, Illinois at 10:30 AM, followed by a memorial service at 1:00 PM at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.