Richard A. Petarius of Waukesha entered into eternal life on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at the age of 79. He was born in Detroit, Mich., on August 19, 1936, the son of Fredrick and Elizabeth (nee Fenske) Petarius.
He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. Richard was a former member of the West Allis Masonic Lodge #291 and the Scottish Rite and the Tripoli Shrine in Milwaukee.
He is survived by his son Richard A. (Nevenka) Petarius Jr. of Watertown; his daughter Donna (former husband Arnie) Kaun of Menasha; and his grandchildren, Ana and Richard III Petarius of Watertown and Danielle and Ryan Kaun of Menasha. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Norma and brother Fredrick Jr.
A private family service and entombment took place at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield on Friday, Oct. 9.
If desired, memorials may be mailed to Shriners Hospitals, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family.
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