Hildegard E. Richter

Sept. 21, 1922 - Oct. 7, 2005

Hildegard E. Richter, 83, of Waukesha, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 21, 1922, in Seitendorf, Germany, to Paul and Anna (nee Schmacht) Junker. On April 14, 1942, she married Heinz "Hank" Richter.

She worked in Des Plaines, Ill., early in her life. However, for the past 16 years her main concern was being a wonderful grandmother for Matthew and Katelyn. She has been a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church for the past 16 years, where she was active with the senior citizen group. She enjoyed swimming in the Carroll College swimming club.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Heinz "Hank," of Waukesha, along with their children, Anthony (Erika) Richter of Spearfish, S.D., and Maria (Larry) Nagel of Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of Matthew and Katelyn, both of Waukesha, and beloved sister of Traudel (Sigfried) Glaser of Germany. She is further survived by nieces Cornelia and Claudia, both of Germany, other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Ehrenfried (the late Helga) Junker.

Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue with prayers beginning at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, at the funeral home, followed by the procession to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 225 S. Hartwell Ave., Waukesha, for the 10 a.m. funeral Mass. Graveside services to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorials to the American Cancer Society East Region, P.O. Box 902, Pewaukee, WI 53072-0902, are appreciated.

For further information or directions, please call Randle-Dable Funeral Home at 547-4035, or visit online at www.randledablefuneralhome.com.