In Memory of Sr. Engineer Rich Personette

Richard A. Personette, age 64, passed away August 11, 2016 at KSB Hospital, Dixon, IL.  He was born December 12, 1951 in Rockford, IL the son of Frank & Lois (Frey) Personette.  Richard graduated from Mt. Morris High School class of 1970.  Richard married Pamela VanBuskirk on June 1, 1971 in the Mt. Morris Brethren Church, and they were married 45 years.  Richard enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling, Nascar (18 Kyle Busch), and besides his family his other love in his life was the Mt. Morris Fire Department.

Rich joined the Mt. Morris Fire Protection District in 1971.  He retired with 45 years of dedicated service in June of 2016.  We will miss you around the station Rich.  Thank you for your service and thank you Personette Family for sharing him with us.

Mt. Morris Fire would like to thank the Oregon and Polo Fire Districts for staffing our station during the service.  Thank You!

Contact Us:
​Fire Chief Robert G. Hough IV
15 E. Center St.

Mount Morris, IL 61054
Tel: (815)734-4322
​Fax: (815)734-7837

Copyright 2016 Mt. Morris Fire Protection District

"We Will Never Forget"