WAUKESHA

Richard E. Voelker

Feb. 4, 1950 - Oct. 25, 2007

Richard E. Voelker, 57, of Waukesha died when his loving heart stopped beating on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007.

He was born in Marshfield on Feb. 4, 1950. Dick was self-employed as a carpenter for many years.

He is survived by his partner in life for 30 years, Sally Stieglbauer, their son Daniel, and his sister Mary Ellen (Jeff) Conrad. He is also beloved by his aunts Barbara Nelson and Iris Bauer, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, and especially by his four-footed friends, Baily and Brutus.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Carrol and Christina Voelker.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home, 380 W. Bluemound Road, Waukesha. Costumes optional. Services will begin at 7 p.m.

Burial will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home Rudolph-Larsen Bros. is serving the family. For more information, call 827-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.