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Raleigh G. Hegwood

May 18, 1922 December 28, 2015
Raleigh G. Hegwood
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Raleigh G. Hegwood, age 93, passed away on Monday, December 28 2015. He was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa after serving his country in the army during WWII. While at the University of Iowa he met his late wife Janet. Raleigh was loving father of Jim (Celia), Steve (Becky), and Rick (Gretchen) Hegwood; devoted grandfather of Kevin, Valerie, Donna (Jeff), Tim, Colin, Kate and great-grandchildren: Stacey, Willow, Madison, and Brie; dear brother of Ila Bell and the late Ed Hegwood; fond uncle of Bev, Karen, Nancy, and Bruce. He was an active member of First United Church of Oak Park, volunteered for many community organizations, enjoyed world traveling, was an avid reader, and loved spending time with family in Michigan, Florida, and South Carolina. Memorial service will be Sunday January 10th at 1:00 PM at First United Church of Oak Park, 848 Lake Street. Visitation will be Saturday, January 9th 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Memorials to First United Church of Oak Park are appreciated. Funeral info: 708-383-3191��


Sunday, January 10, 2016


First United Church of Oak Park

848 Lake Street

Oak Park, IL 60302��


Saturday, January 9, 2016

4:00 - 7:00 pm��

Drechsler Brown and Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street

Oak Park, IL 60302��

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