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Richard Wernecke

Wernecke, Richard (Dick)

1952 - 2018

Richard (Dick) Wernecke passed away peacefully on November 6, 2018 at the Rocky Knoll Health Center in Plymouth, Wisconsin, his residence for the past six years.

Dick was born on January 30, 1952 in Fairmont, Minnesota and lived his childhood and early adult life in Portsmouth and Columbus, Ohio. He moved to Sheboygan, Wisconsin in 1991.

Dick graduated from Whetstone High School in Columbus, Ohio and attended the Ohio State University.

Dick is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Kay and Ed Vance of New Albany, Ohio, and his sister-in-law and care-giver, Zeta Wernecke of Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Rev. Winston and Heidi Wernecke, and his two brothers, Tom and Jim Wernecke. 

A funeral  service will be held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 11am at the Olson Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1132 Superior Avenue, Sheboygan followed by interment at Salem Ebenezer Reformed Church Cemetery, 6524 Highway C, Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Friends may call at the funeral home beginning at 10:30am until the time of service.

Recognition of Dick's life may be made by contribution in his name to the Rocky Knoll Health Center, N7135 Rocky Knoll Parkway, Plymouth, Wisconsin 53073.

Services Rendered by: Olson Funeral Home and Cremation Services

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