Oct. 19, 1935 –
Aug. 9, 2011
He was the beloved husband of Beverly (nee Fort) for 50 years; loving dad of Cathy (Tim) Gierszewski, Cherie (Tony) Crisostomo and Rick Johnson; and grandpa of Justin, Alyssa, Christopher and David. He is also survived by his brother, Gene (Amy) Johnson of Canada, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Richard served in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Flannigan-Dorn American Legion Post #294 in Hartland.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m.to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. funeral service Friday, Aug. 12, at the funeral home. Interment to follow at Gardens of Stonebank Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials appreciated to the Humane Animal Welfare Society, 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188.
Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visitwww.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.