Richard L. Thannen
Richard L. Thannen of Springfield, died at 5:31 am, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at his home. He was born April 15, 1926 in Springfield, to the late Leo R. and Marjorie Yazell Thannen. He married Mary Jane Schroll in 1947 and she preceded him in death. He later married E. Geraldine Pierce in 1975 and she also preceded him in death.
Richard was a resident of Springfield all his life. He was employed with Sangamo Electric for 34 years. He later retired from the State of Illinois, Department of Agriculture.
He is survived by one daughter, Kelli (Kris) McAlexander of Girard; one brother, Donald (Donna) Thannen of Springfield; one niece, Tricia (Doug) Blade; one Nephew, Mark (Jessica) Thannen and four great nieces and nephews.
Visitation: 10-11 am, Monday, February 9, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Monday, February 9, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Chaplain Jim Hibbett officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Animal Protective League of Springfield, Il.