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Richard "Dirk" Bonebrake

Richard "Dirk" Bonebrake

Richard "Dirk" Bonebrake, II age 39, of Quincy died on Monday, March 7, 2016 in his home suddenly and unexpectedly from a massive stroke.

He was born October 30, 1976 in Quincy, a son of Richard S. and Roseann E. (Wheeler) Bonebrake.

Dirk worked at Titan Wheel in Quincy for over five years as a machine operator. He attended Quincy Notre Dame High School and served in the U.S. Army National Guard for 6 years.

He was of the Catholic faith.

Dirk loved being a Dad, and he was a loving and devoted father to his daughter, Nyah Rae. He was big-hearted, fun-loving and hysterically funny. Dirk will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him. Dirk liked mushroom hunting, looking for arrowheads and going hunting and fishing. He loved playing cribbage and he usually won. He enjoyed dart league. Dirk loved being with family and spending time with his many friends.

Survivors include his parents, Roseann (Dick) Gosnell; and Richard (Rosanne) Bonebrake all of Quincy;
His Daughter, Nyah Rae Hicks of Quincy: His sisters and brother, Lynn(Jim) Doellman; Beth (Mark) Tyrpin, Gail (Billy) Ham; Jill (Burt) Shackleton; Anne (Shawn) Myers; Kate (Dan) Nuessen, Zach Bonebrake; two step-sisters, Elizabeth and Catherine Richards; all of Quincy.

Nieces and nephews: Seth Calkins; Emily (Tyler) Wellman; Jessie Calkins; Jamie Doellman, Bryan, Elise, Nathan, and Ian Tyrpin; Heather (Tyler) Duschinsky; Andrew Juette; Abby Ham; Sidney Shackleton; Allie (Jared) Summers; Paige, Collin, Simon, Sophie, Grace and Gavin Shackleton; Aubrey, Corbin and Olivia Myers and Alexis Bonebrake. Many aunts, uncles and cousins, great nieces and great nephews and an innumerable amount of friends also survive.

Dirk was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Charlie and Rosie Wheeler and paternal grandparents Jack and Elsie Willer.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March,12, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St Francis Solanus Catholic Church. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail. Friends are invited and may call Friday evening from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for Dirk's daughter to the Nyah Rae Hicks Education Fund.

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From:
Alan and Amy Schmuck
Aurora, CO
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The world is a little less joyful, and we wish you could have stayed. Prayers for all who Dirk loved, and who in turn, loved him. May his memory be eternal.
From:
Bob Shafer
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I'm still in shock, doesn't seem real. I will miss his smile and his friendship. I never knew him to be mad or say anything bad against anyone. Our world gets a little darker without Dirk in it.
From:
Mary and Mark Gille
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Our hearts are with Dirks family. Praying for you in this unbelievable time of sorrow. He will be deeply missed.
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Kari and Rick Craven
Quincy, IL
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You will be terribly missed!! You always had a smile on your face and this was contagious! So glad to have you as part of our special day, you were one of Ricks best friends! We will never forget you! Prayers to your beautiful daughter and family!
From:
Tammy Schoch
Quincy, IL
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My thoughts are with all of Dirks family. He was a wonderfully kind and loving man who always had a smile on his face and made everyone around him feel welcome. Its with a heavy heart that I say goodbye.
From:
Darryl
Vista, CA
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I never got to know you that well but my prayers are with you and your family and friends. Rest In Peace
From:
Kelly Anderson
Shorewood, IL
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I am so very sorry for your loss. I was so saddened to hear this. Prayers for you all.
From:
Catherine Hellige
Liberty, IL
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You are in our thoughts and prayers. We're so sorry for your loss.
From:
Mike peters
Quincy, IL
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We'll always have our pasta night pal!!.....miss ya big time!....gonna miss the " hey buddy"...until next time...:)
From:
Diann / Alan Hummelsheim
Wichita, KS
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We will never forget our times with Dirk. One of our fondest memories is when Dirk and our nephew Mike came to Eugene OR to see us. Mike carried on and Dirk checked his bag. New boxers from Walmart and borrowed clothes until his suitcase was delivered to the house. Many other fond memories. Condolences to the family and friends. RIP Dirk.
From:
Steve Baker
Quincy, IL
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RIP my friend and you will be missed by many. Prayers to daughter and family. This has all been a shock to me.
From:
Vicki and George Bedeian
Blue Grass, IA
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So sorry for your loss! Keep fond memories in your thoughts! He is in heaven watching over everyone. Prayers to everyone.
From:
Kathy Steinbrecher
Quincy, IL
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Sending everyone prayers!
The world will be a little dimmer without your smiling face. ..
From:
Nan&Mike Whitehurst
North Potomac, MD
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Jill and family,
We are so sorry for your loss; may Gods peace be with you and love to all.
From:
Phil & Nancy Featheringill
Quincy, IL
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Lynn, Roseann and Rich, so sorry for your loss. Please pass along our sincere sympathies to your entire family.
From:
Janet Zimmerman
Springfield, IL
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To Roseann and her family: You have my deepest sympathy and promise of prayer.
From:
Charlie and Jessica Peters
Liberty, IL
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We are going to miss you so much Dirk. Thank you for all the joy you brought to our lives! Thank you for being such a great friend.
From:
Kim (Brinkley) Lawless
Quincy, IL
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My deepest condolences to the Bonebrake family. God must have needed someone to make Heaven a happier place...and he chose Dirk. He always brought smiles and laughter to our family and we will miss him.
From:
Larry & Leona Loos
Quincy, IL
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To entire Bonebrake family. Our prayers and sympathy to you in loss of your son. Remember when he repaired my house he was always funny and free spirited just like his Mother.. God must have needed a carpenter. May your hearts be healed!
From:
Eric & Julie Stratman
Quincy, IL
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Sorry to hear of the loss of your brother Beth. Our family is thinking of you in this tough time.
From:
Tanner & Ashley Meyer
Quincy, IL
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We will miss you Dirk. May you rest in peace friend. Heaven just received another wonderful angel.
From:
Bob Musolino
Quincy, IL
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Deepest sympathy to the family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. What a good friend. He was always smiling. May the good Lord grant him eternal peace and rest.
From:
Troy Dawdy
Lincoln, IL
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I was in the same guard unit as Dirk. He was a great guy that always had a smile on his face. He was full of jokes all the time and kept everyone in good spirits and laughing during drill weekend and annual training. A good guy gone too soon. May peace be with his family.
From:
Carrie Kelle Lisenbee
Wichita, KS
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Gail & Anne, my thoughts and prayers are with you both as well as your family!
From:
Don Benz
Quincy, IL
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Roseann and Family - I am sorry for your loss - I wish you peace
From:
Joanne (Powers) & Jeff bergman
Quincy, IL
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Our deepest sympathy to the entire family.
From:
Emily (Schuering) Sutton
Macomb, IL
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Like so many others, I will remember Dirk best for his ever-present smile. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
From:
Dee Dee Shackleton
Saint James City, FL
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My thoughts and prayers go to all the family. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5
From:
Ryan Cannady
Davenport, IA
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Dirk taught me how cool it is to give great, big hugs and show your genuine care for your friends no matter how old you are. I love him like a brother. I always have and I always will.
From:
Susan Hagmeier Hiatt
Quincy, IL
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So sorry for your loss.
From:
John & JoAnn
FOWLER, IL
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Roseann, mere words cannot begin to heal your pain, but we are so sorry to hear about Dirk.
From:
Bob Gooding
Quincy, IL
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To Rich and all the family. My condolences I enjoyed working with Dirk and knew him to be a fine young man. God's Blessings
From:
Leta Dodd
Quincy, IL
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Roseanne, my deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family. My God comfort you at this sad time.
From:
John Badamo
Quincy, IL
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Our prayers go out to all the family, as our hearts are heavy with this sad news. God bless you with His peace. John and Terri Badamo