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Richard, 90, resident of Palmyra, entered into eternal life on February 9, 2023. Born to Wenzel and Madeline (Spohn) Meindel on June 15, 1932 in Chicago, IL.
Richard married the love of his life, Jean Ann Reynolds on August 25, 1956 in Milwaukee.
Richard loved the outdoors: hunting, fishing and telling stories around the campfire to all his friends and family. He built a home on Clam Lake, where they lived in the summer months and they had a home in Okeechobee, FL where they lived in the winter months for over 30 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Bruno’s Catholic Church, 226 W Ottawa Ave, Dousman, WI 53118, on Saturday, February 18 at 11:00 A.M. with visitation from 10-11:00 A.M. Burial at St. Bruno’s Parish Cemetery will follow the mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be directed to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, The Dare To Dream Project (www.lls.org/dare-to-dream), treating kids with blood cancer. For those unable to attend, those wishing to share a memory or those wanting to just sign the on-line guest registry, please go to: www.thelenfh.com. Thelen Funeral Services of North Prairie/Genesee is honored to be assisting the family. 262-392-4251