Richard K. Chambers

Richard K. Chambers, 1923 to 2008, passed away at Shorehaven Health Center on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008.

Richard Chambers was a retired family physician beloved by the patients he cared for over a span of 48 years. He was a tireless servant of his community and church and an advocate for the preservation of the planet. Above all, he valued the worth and dignity of all human beings.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Helga, and two sons, Phillip and Karl.

He is survived by his sons, Mark (Janine), Paul (Patty), Matthew and Peter (Robyn), and his daughters, Kristine Jensen, Therese Chambers and Martha Chambers. In addition, he will be missed by 17 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass today, Nov. 25, at Blessed Theresa of Calcutta Catholic Church, Highway 83, North Lake.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Catholic Relief Service or The Nature Conservancy would be appreciated.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 367-2156 or visit online at www.evertlukofuneralhome.com.