Richard ‘Rick’ P. Bennett

Sept. 6, 1944 – Dec. 18, 2013

Richard “Rick” P. Bennett, of Waukesha, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Aurora VNA Zilber Family Hospice at the age of 69. He was born in Waukesha on Sept. 6, 1944, the son of Thomas and Josephine (nee Woefl) Bennett.

Rick worked as a bartender at many Waukesha establishments including Alamo, Golden Gate Restaurant, Phantoms Edge, Soddy’s, Billy D’s and Mulligan’s. He also owned and operated Rick’s Place on National Avenue and worked at McAdams Grocery Store in Mukwonago. He loved flowers, especially his rose bush.

He will be sadly missed by his brothers and sisters, Robert (Midge) Bennett of Waukesha, Patricia Wehr of Waukesha, Barbara Schneider of West Allis, Mary Jo Young of Ohio, Thomas (Charlene) Bennett of Texas and his sister-in-law, Mary Bennett of Genesee. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother James.

Private family committal services will be held at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rick’s name are appreciated to the family. Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.