Richard C. ‘Dick’ Lehmann Sr.
Oct. 16, 1938 - Sept. 4, 2009
Richard C. "Dick" Lehmann Sr. of Waukesha died Friday, Sept. 4, 2009, at Waukesha Springs at the age of 70, with his family by his side. He was born Oct. 16, 1938, in Milwaukee, the son of Fred and Anna (Kreuger) Lehmann.
Dick was united in marriage to Shirley Vogt on March 14, 1959, in Waukesha. He worked for Waukesha Foundry for many years before retiring and was a longtime member of the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ in Waukesha. Along with his family, he was a member of Waukesha Eagles Aerie 453 since 1990. Dick was an avid woodworker and enjoyed hunting, fishing and traveling with his wife, especially to the Caribbean and Hawaii. He also was a devoted fan of the Brewers, Packers and NASCAR.
Dick will be deeply missed by his wife of 50 years, Shirley of Waukesha; son, Richard Jr. of Waukesha; daughter, Penny (the late Randy) Norman of West Bend; stepgrandchild, Russell Norman (Billy Abbott) of Ocala, Fla.; sister, Ruth Koehler of Horn Lake, Miss.; sister-in-law, Dorothy Lehmann of Beaver Dam; and brother-in-law, Walter (Sandra) Vogt of Waukesha. He is also survived by other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Walter and Veronica Vogt; brother, Frederick Lehmann; brother-in-law, Elwood Koehler; and brother-in-law, Ronald (Sandra) Vogt.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. Eagles ritual service Wednesday, Sept. 9, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, immediately followed by the funeral service. The Rev. James Gorman will preside. Interment will take place Thursday, Sept. 10, at Valhalla Memorial Gardens in Milwaukee; please meet at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m.
The family would like to extend their thanks to Bridgid Wiley for the extra special care she gave to Dick during his stay at Waukesha Springs.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.