Richard P. Wilmes of Schaumburg for 34 years A Mass for Richard P. Wilmes, 77, will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at St. Matthew's Church, Schaumburg. Burial will be in St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery, Palatine. Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m., with a Celebration of Life at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road (between Higgins and Irving Park Road), Schaumburg. Born Nov. 3, 1929, in Chicago, he died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2007, at home. He was the beloved husband for 44 years of Jeannine (nee Svec); cherished father of Lisa, Julie (Jeff) Gudeman and Jeannine; brother of Loretta Vaughn, the late Edmund, the late Father James and his twin, Robert; and Grandpa Whiskers to Emmah, Nicholaus, Jakob, Rachael, Lyndsey and Analiese. He is also a fondly remembered brother-in-law, uncle and godfather. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly of Chicago, Little Sisters of the Poor- St. Joseph's Home for the Elderly in Palatine or Camp Sunshine for Children with Life Threatening Illnesses in Casco, Maine,, appreciated. For information, 847-891-2900.