Richard F. ‘Dick’ Boettcher

Sep. 27, 1938 - Jan. 21, 2012

Richard F. "Dick" Boettcher, 73, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. Dick was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 27, 1938, to Evelyn Schumann and Clearence Boettcher.

He is survived by his loving wife, Claudia (nee Egide); four children, Dan (Karen), Mike (Doreen), Jon (Azuena) and Michelle (Scott) Skindzelewski; four stepchildren, Timothy, Karen, Kathy, Lisa and the late Patrick Bullion; two sisters, Chris (Jim) Hilderbrand and Beverly (Robert) Manthey; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Dick worked at G&K Services for 30 years, from 1974 to 2004, when he retired.

Memorial visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 3 p.m. memorial service Saturday, Jan. 28, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 1875 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8030 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.