Richard A. Janke, 73
June 26, 1941 -- Jan. 30, 2015

Richard A. Janke of Cedarburg passed away on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Aurora Medical Center in Grafton at the age of 73 years. Richard was born in Port Washington on June 26, 1941, to Arne and Arline (nee Kundo) Janke and married Cheryl (nee Benz) on May 17, 1986, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg.

Richard worked at Amcast in Cedarburg for over 20 years and retired from Rockwell in 2009 after 20 years of employment. Richard was a longtime member of First Immanuel Lutheran Church in Cedarburg. He loved to fish and travel to Arizona. He is survived by his wife Cheryl of Cedarburg. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

A funeral service was held on Monday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. at First Immanuel Lutheran Church, W67 N622 Evergreen Blvd.

Cedarburg. Interment was at Immanuel Cemetery.

Visitation was at the church on Monday from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory Cedarburg assisted the family with arrangements.