Richard Donald Lorenz Posted: 2018-12-06 16:47:45


Richard Donald Lorenz, 50, of Schaumburg died on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.
He was born on February 8, 1968, the son of Dennis and Sharon Lorenz. Richard was an avid sports fan, a seasoned outdoorsman and enjoyed collecting memorabilia. He was especially known for his kind and generous heart. Above all things he loved his family. He will be truly missed by all who knew him.
Richard is survived by his parents, daughter, Leeah Jean Lorenz, fiancé, Colleen McCauley, siblings, Dennis (Denise) Lorenz Jr., Jennifer (James) Christensen, grandmother, Jean Matusiak Lorenz, and is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Jack Lorenz, Donald and Rose Kohl.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 14, 2018 from 4 to 8pm at DeFiore Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley, IL. Visitation will continue Saturday, December 15, 2018 at DeFiore Funeral Home from 10 until time of funeral service at 11am. Interment will follow at Huntley Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Richard’s name to JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), 498 Halley Parkway #102, Collierville TN 38017.
For more information please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to

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Kathy Doss 2018-12-06 20:42:15

Dennis So very sorry for your loss I know it's devastating . Gods speed to your family ????Big hugs Tex ????

Tom and LaVerne Jerger 2018-12-06 20:45:44

Very hard to believe our prayers are with you all.

Jason Arney 2018-12-07 06:19:46

Rich will be greatly missed. I will miss fishing with him.

Jason Arney 2018-12-07 06:19:47

Rich will be greatly missed. I will miss fishing with him.

Heidi and George Heller 2018-12-07 08:04:40

Colleen and Family our hearts go out to you at this difficult time! Keeping you all in our prayers! Love you, Heidi and George.

Ray & Peggy Sychowski 2018-12-08 13:22:39

So sorry to hear about the loss of your son. Years go by but we still remember good neighbors & friends

Jenny & Ron Hajek 2018-12-08 23:21:19

Coleen, Ron and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your Family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you, Jenny &Ron

Cynthia Sekowski 2018-12-09 17:31:42

Dennis, Sharon and family-I am so very, very sorry. No words can be ever enough- so I will "just" say prayers for you all. Love, Cindy

Lesia Pedersen 2018-12-10 06:55:21

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We're so sorry.

Kathy (Preiss) Isenberg 2018-12-10 07:46:21

Sharon and Dennis, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

Millie and Russ Palmer and Family 2018-12-10 10:07:33

How can you offer a condolence on the loss of a son? We are so sad for you both and for his daughter, fiancee and brother and sister. Richie was so sweet and always such a quiet and kind soul. Please know we are beyond sorry for your giant loss. We will be there on Saturday- college pick up on Friday in Michigan. With my love, Millie

Walter Preiss 2018-12-10 11:43:25

Sharon and Dennis, So sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Lynn Preiss 2018-12-10 12:03:37

Sharon and Dennis, Wally and I send our heartfelt sympathy to you and yours. I can’t even imagine the pain you are feeling.

Bob & Roseann Gillig 2018-12-10 16:21:25

Dear Dennis, Sharon...we want to extend our sincere sympathies and condolences for the loss of your son. There are no words, just know we are here if you need anything. Our love and prayers go out to you and your family!

Diane Tucker 2018-12-10 18:58:50

Sharon and Dennis, my heart goes out to you and your family at this most difficult time. May God give you strength and comfort. Sending you love and prayers.

Katherine Bylak 2018-12-12 10:01:22

So so sorry for this insurmountable loss. Rich was a sweet soul and kind and loving cousin. We are heartbroken at this news. Will be there. Katie

Matthew Kohl 2018-12-12 13:43:07

Sharon and Dennis, I wish that there was a way to take away the pain that you and the rest of Richards family feel. You've lost more than a son, a part of you has been taken and you have been left with a void in your heart. I am so sorry. I will pray for all of you.

MJ Picha 2018-12-14 14:16:00

My thoughts and prayers are with Sheila, Leah, and Christina ( KeKe) to my family, from early camping days all over the country. Will miss the great times and Rich saying" ON THE ROAD AGAIN" as we started out. RIP MY FRIEND, until I see ya again.............MJ and Rita Picha Family

Dave Osborn 2018-12-15 07:58:48

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family in this time of grief.