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Richard H. Balog

December 8, 1941 - May 20, 2021

Richard H. Balog Richard H. Balog
  • VISITATION
    June 4, 2021 | 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Memorial Service
  • June 5, 2021 | 10:30 A.M.
  • St. John Neumann Catholic Church
    2900 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Burial Location
    Private

Richard H. Balog, age 79, of St. Charles passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, May 20, 2021.

He was born December 8, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois to Joseph and Mary Balog.

Mr. Balog is survived by his wife of 48 years, Wendy, a daughter, Stacy Balog-Myers, two sisters,  Marylyn (Gary) Sartin and Joan Sage and two brothers,  John and James Balog and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Richard was an attorney for forty-five years in Kane County Illinois. He attended John Marshall School of Law. A trial lawyer who specialized in Equestrian Law. He spent some time on the Illinois Racing Board in the 1990’s, racing was a true love of Richards.

A member of the Delnor Men’s Foundation, as well as a board member of the Norris Recreation Center. He was a host on his own TV Show “Legal Ease” amongst the many other outstanding achievements.

Richard was a kind and giving man. Over his career he did a lot of pro bono work for the Prairie State Legal Services. His true passion was his love of horses. He was admired by many, a very loving special man.

He will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

 

Condolences


john david from Midlothian, VA

"Aunt Wendy, Uncle Rich was ♥️ by all the Krugs in Memphis"


John W. Damisch from Northfield, IL

"Richardd was a great lawyer and always a gentleman.John W. Damisch"


Richard Weiland from Oracle, AZ

"He was a great guy and always had a upbeat personality. Met Rich when i was in the State’s Attorney office in the 70’s and the alot after that. Rest in peace."


Sandy Krug Pompelli from Vienna , VA

"Aunt Wendy- I am so sorry for your loss. When people say someone was bigger than life I think that statement perfectly describes Uncle Rich. He will be terribly missed. Love to you. Sandy"


Kathy Schauer from Naperville , IL

"He was a kind and giving man. He will be greatly missed by all. Love from all the Walsh Family."


Elizabeth Meisner from St. Charles, IL

"Mr. Balog provided legal services for me when I was dealing with difficult situations. His easygoing personality always brought me peace and comfort. I appreciated his demeanor and easy smile. I was looking him up to refer him to a friend when I found his obituary. My deepest condolences to Mrs. Balog and the rest of the family. I hope it comforts you to know the work Richard did for me was done well & he left me feeling at ease."


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