Richard F. Schiller

Richard F. Schiller, 61, of West Bend died on Saturday, June 9, 2007 at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1946 in West Bend to Norbert and Erna (nee Kufahl) Schiller, and on April 9, 1977, he was united in marriage to Mary L. Snyder in Phoenix, Ariz.

Dick always liked gambling, so he gambled on his last operation and lost.

He had beaten two rounds of cancer, but died of pneumonia and other related complications.

Everyone who knew him knew what his hobbies were. (Written by Dick.)

Survivors include his wife Mary; four children, Michael of Phoenix, Wendi Rick of Phoenix, Steve of West Bend and Amanda "Milo" of West Bend; a brother, Jim (Diane) of West Bend; two sisters, Janet (John) Raith of Dubois, Wyo. and Eileen (Dale) Eckert of West Bend; nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Norbert Schiller and his mother, Erna (Harold) Schiller-York.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 12, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend from 4 until 5:45 p.m. with services following at 6 p.m.

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