Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 15, at the Cambridge Chapel of Stackhouse-Moore Funeral Services. Burial will be at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hillcrest Home.
Richard was born Feb. 10, 1922, in South Bend, Ind., the son of Henry W. and Anna Nelson Walline. He was educated in Cambridge area schools and graduated from Cambridge High School in 1941. His marriage to Lois Stevens took place on June 7, 1945, in Cambridge. She passed away June 25, 2010.
Richard farmed until 1964, then worked at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline until retiring in 1986. He and Lois belonged to the Flemish-American Club in Kewanee in their younger years because they loved to dance. They had attended the Cambridge United Methodist Church. Richard's hobbies included hunting, fishing and woodworking.
Those surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Darrell Bast, Silvis; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Barbara Walline, Cambridge, and Richard S. and Threasa Walline, Chillicothe, Ill.; a daughter-in-law, Vicky Walline, Cambridge; four grandsons, Brian, Kevin, Travis and Shawn; and six granddaughters, Angi, Viki, Tamera, Kelsi, Katina and Crystal. Other survivors include five stepgrandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren. His parents; his wife; a son, Carl Walline; and a son, Michael Walline, who died March 9, 2013, preceded him in death.
A video tribute may be viewed and condolences expressed by visiting Richard's obituary at stackhousemoore.com.
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