Obit: Schecklman, Richard A. #3 (1955 - 2008)
Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Dietsche, Genskow, Kromanaker, Schecklman, Thomas, Witt, Zwicke

----Source: The Tribune Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) Volume 48, No. 28, July 9, 2008, Page 12

Schecklman, Richard A. (21 Nov. 1955 - 7 July 2008)

Richard A. "Dick" Schecklman, 52, Abbotsford, passed away Monday, July 7, 2008, in the Emergency Department at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Marshfield.

Richard was born Nov. 21, 1955, in Neillsville to Anthony and Anita (Genskow) Schecklman. He attended grade school in Loyal and graduated from Loyal High School.

After high school Dick worked for Schreiner’s Plumbing and Heating in Marshfield for 5 years.

On Oct. 2, 1982, Dick married Sandra Witt in Stanley. They resided in Abbotsford, Wis. Richard was then employed by A.M.P.I. in Abbotsford which later became Foremost Farms. Later Dick transferred to the Foremost Farms operation in the town of Milan in Marathon County. At the same time Dick also worked at Jakel Plumbing in Abbotsford, Wis.

Richard and Sandra divorced in 2005 but Dick continued to reside in Abbotsford, Wis. He was a former member of the First Presbyterian Church of Abbotsford, a former Loyal FFA member, a former member of both the Abbotsford Jaycees and the Abbotsford Lions Club. In his spare time Dick had only one passion: his cars. He never ever missed the Iola Car Show held every year in Iola.

Dick is survived by his former wife Sandy Schecklman of Jim Falls; their children, Brandon of Jim Falls and Dustin of Abbotsford, Wis. He is further survived by his siblings, Bonnie (Lee) Dietsche of Loyal, Jolene (Tom) Zwicke of Wisconsin Rapids, Tim and (Mary) Schecklman of Georgia and Patricia (Ken) Kromanaker of Marshfield. Also survived by many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Friday, July 11, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Abbotsford, Wis. The Rev. Marcia Thomas will officiate. Burial will follow in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday at the church in Abbotsford from 11:00 a.m. until time of services.



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