Richard ‘Rick’ ‘Ricco’ Spredemann, 68

Richard "Rick" "Ricco" Spredemann passed away Sunday, March 14, 2010, at the age of 68.

Rick was born on Nov. 25, 1941, in Milwaukee to Walter and Florence (nee Pruske) Spredemann. He was a graduate of Rufus King High School. Rick married Diane (nee Kowalski) on March 7, 1970. He was a bricklayer for Local No. 8 for 36 years. Rick was also an avid fisherman and enjoyed wildlife, sports and hunting, but especially spending time with his family.

Rick is survived by his beloved wife, Diane; and dear children, Katherine (Nicholas) Peneau, Lisa, Daniel (Melissa), Amy (Brian Kufahl), Elizabeth (Scott) Farina. He is also proud "Papa" to Kaylee, Kyle, Allison, Madison, Samantha, Abigail and Kaitlyn. He is further survived by sisters, Sally (Anthony) Adornato and Sandra (Andrew) Koenigsbauer; and sister-inlaw, Mary Jo Spredemann.

Rick is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Ronald; and sister, Helen.

A funeral service for Rick will be at 6:30 p.m. on March 18, 2010, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend with the Rev. Robert Boerner officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Thursday, March 18, from 4 p.m. until time of service.

Memorials are appreciated to the family.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family.