Richard C. Chesney

Born: Thu., Feb. 28, 1929
Died: Mon., Feb. 4, 2013


11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 09, 2013
Location: D. L. Newcomer Funeral Home

Memorial Service

1:00 PM Sat., Feb. 09, 2013
Location: D. L. Newcomer Funeral Home

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Richard C. Chesney, age 83, of Brodhead, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, February 4, 2013 at Mercy Hospital, Janesville, WI.  He was born on February 28, 1929 in Chicago, IL, the son of Peter and Julia (Sobolewski) Chesney.  He married Peggy A. Johnson on April 27, 1957 in Chicago, IL.

Richard was the plant manager of the former APCO Mfg. in Brodhead.  He also had worked for United Industries of Beloit before his retirement, and did seasonal work for Swiss Colony of Monroe.  He was a Korean War Army Veteran. Richard enjoyed bowling, fishing, baseball, gardening and being with his grandchildren.

Richard is survived by his wife Peggy, two daughters, Diana (Ken) Williams, Brodhead, WI, Teresa Kamps, LaCrosse, WI; a sister, Kay LaRosa, Chicago, IL; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Stan, Bill, Ed, and a sister Agnes. 

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the D.L. NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, BRODHEAD, WI.  Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of services.  A memorial fund will be established. 

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Denise Sacker
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
Teresa and family:

I am so sorry for your loss. I have many happy memories of time spent with you and your family. Mr. Chesney was a special man and I truly liked him. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Mary & Gary Mason
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
Peg and family,
Sorry to hear about your loss.
Gary and Mary

Kenlyn and Roger
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
Ken, Diana,
I am so sorry for you loss. God Be with you ..
Kenlyn and Roger

Tom and Ann Reifsteck, Bob and Jean Peterson
   Posted Wed February 06, 2013
May you find comfort in wonderful memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

brenda wahl
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Sympathy and prayers for Rich's family.

Roger & Phyllis Lentz
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Peg & Family

Sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Roger & Phyllis Lentz

Ron and Glorianna Heppner
   Posted Thu February 07, 2013
Diana and family - we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.

Carol (Ryan) Ritchie
   Posted Sat February 09, 2013
Peggy.........I am saddened by this news. Rich was a special guy!

Hopefully memories of all the many good days will make this tough time a bit easier. Take care, Carol

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