Richard D. Tews

–  03/27/2020


Surrounded by his family and loved ones, Richard D Tews passed away at home, on March 27th at 2:22 pm at the age of 58. Rich is predeceased by his mother and father, Glenn and Alice (Fleck) Tews. Rich is survived by his brother Billand his wife Sue, his sister Jenny (Tews)Perkins and her husband Kim,along with many nieces and nephews. Rich is lovingly remembered by his children Sara and her husband Daniel Zabilka, Gary, and Kelli Tews. Born in Elmhurst IL,on November 29th, 1961, Rich grew up in Villa Park IL. He graduated from Willowbrook High School in 1979 and afterwards attended College of DuPage, graduating in 1986. An avid cook, Rich was happiest when he was bringing people together around a pot of chili or a rack or ribs. Rich also enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and spending time with friends at the local bars.  His memorial will be postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis, date yet to be determine. Condolences to the family may be sent to his home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alpha 1 Foundation at



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