Born on September 10, 1954, was suddenly taken away from his family and friends on November 12, 2010. He was a devoted father and generous man, always putting the needs of others before his own. Richard was known for his passion and determination.
Richard will be lovingly remembered by his four children and their spouses: Richard (Christine), Martin (Sophia), Susanne (Björn) and Johanna (Brett), their mother Andrea and his three dear grandchildren: Maximus, Theodore and Athena.
He will be terribly missed by his family in Germany, especially his mother Pauline Wengenmeier, his sisters Marietta and Melanie (Toni), his brother Alfons (Sabine) and his aunt Annelies (Ernst).
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, November 20th at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at the service to the Funeral Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.