Michael E. Richardson, 56, Wonder Lake, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2012.
He was a union electrician who loved music and nature, especially the desert and animals.
Survivors include his loving wife, Marilyn; two daughters, Renee Wegner and Tiffany (Jeff) Richardson Sorenson; and two grandchildren, Tori and Christian Sorenson.
Inurnment was private.
Arrangements were made by Northern Illinois Funeral Services.