Derek A. Regnier, 55, of Indianapolis, passed away unexpectedly March 18, 2019, at his home.
He was born Nov. 4, 1963, in Kankakee, the son of Terry and Lorna Regnier.
Derek was a 1981 graduate of Bishop McNamara High School. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago.
He loved the outdoors, music and all animals.
Derek is survived by two sisters, Denise Thompson, of Kankakee, and DeeAnn (Andrew) Dillon, of Western Springs; four nephews; and one niece. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Terry and Lorna (Benoit) Regnier.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.