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Richard Wiegel

December 10, 1930 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 88)

Richard Wiegel, 88, passed away on April 10, 2019 in Brodhead, Wi. He was born in Chicago, IL on
December 10, 1930 to Henry and Emile (Pretzer) Wiegel. He married Barbara Bendle on February 18, 1951.
Richard served in the U.S. Air Force from 1950-1954. His entire career was spent as an aircraft mechanic.
Richard enjoyed bike riding, traveling, canoeing, and building their retirement home.
Richard is survived by his wife, Barbara; sons, Vance (Kristi), Mark (Jill), Sherman (Sandy); grandchildren, Matt (Shauna),
Amanda (Michael) Van Spankeren, Ben, Laura, Sam, and Sydney; great-grandchildren, Cayden and Ryker Van Spankeren;
sisters, Wilma Sellin and Esther Nalchajian and numerous nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents and brother-in-laws; Robert Sellin and Dr. Charles Nalchajian.

Visitation will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 1125 Cranston Road in Beloit, WI and a Celebration of Life will begin at noon. 

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice.
Cremation services were completed by D.L. Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead, WI.
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