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​​Richard J. Maedge

​​Richard J. Maedge

​​Richard J. Maedge, 53, of Troy, IL, born Friday, April 4, 1969 in Belleville, IL and passed away on Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022 in Troy, IL. 

He attended Friedens United Church of Christ in Troy, IL.  He was the ultimate “Mr. Fix It,” very creative with mechanical design and repair.  He enjoyed watching the Blues Hockey, Cardinals Baseball and NASCAR.  He loved his family and the times they spent together. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward J. and Carol L. (nee Waghorn) Maedge. 

Surviving are his wife, Jennifer (nee Binz) Maedge; children, Austin Maedge of Troy, IL, Zack Maedge and Amber Maedge both of Cedar Falls, IA; daughter-in-law, Diane (Ethan) Hubatchek of Pontoon Beach, IL; grandchildren, Alakaid, Alice and Alexander Maedge; his sisters, Marilyn (Van) Toliver of Bainbridge, GA and Bonnie (Russ) Talbott of Troy, IL; many other relatives and friends. 

Memorials may be made to Friedens Cemetery, Troy, IL.  Online expressions of sympathy may be made at 

Visitation for Richard will be held 10 to 11 am on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Friedens UCC, Troy, IL. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Monday, December 19, 2022 at Friedens UCC with Rev. Tim Harrison officiating. 


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