Funeral service for Richard C. Butkus 58 is 10 AM. Monday at the Kristan Funeral Home P.C., 219 West Maple Ave. (2 blocks west of Rt. 45 on Rt. 176) Mundelein. Interment will follow in Ascension Cemetery, Libertyville. Visitation is 1 hour prior to services on Monday from 9-10 AM. at the funeral home. He was born October 26, 1954 in Highland Park, IL., and died Wednesday May 1, 2013 at home. Rich enjoyed music, the Food Network Channel and was a movie buff. He also loved dogs very much. He is survived by his children Steven Butkus, Melissa (Steven) Strausburg, his siblings Al (Ellen) Butkus, Bob (Becky) Butkus, Tim (Kathy) Butkus, Mary (Ed) Pec, Jenny (Rob) Maglio, Amy Butkus, his sister in-law Robin Butkus, his aunts Marlene Sylvester, Inge Sylvester and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Alexander and Marjorie (nee Sylvester) Butkus, his brother David and his sister Margaret Klobertanz. For information visit www.kristanfuneralhome.com or call 847-566-8020.