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Richard J Wolske

Richard J Wolske

January 29, 2014

Richard J. Wolske age 75 of Menomonie, died Wednesday January 29, 2014 at the Neighbors of Dunn County in Menomonie.

Richard was born April 2, 1938 in Menomonie, the son of Roy and Luella (Wolfgram) Wolske. Richard graduated from Menomonie High School. After high school, Richard served in the U.S. Navy. After the service Richard moved to Chicago where he worked as a Machine Operator for Alcoa Mfg. for 40 years. After retiring, he returned to Menomonie where he has remained the rest of his life.

Richard enjoyed fishing in the Hayward area, playing cards, rides to the casino and a good home cooked meal.

Richard is survived by several cousins and special friends, Jane Prewitt, Ralph and Sherrie Detente, all from Chicago, IL.

He is preceded in death by his parents.


Funeral services will be 1:30 PM Monday February 3, 2014 at the Rhiel Funeral Home in Menomonie with Rev. Paul Pillman officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery in Menomonie in the spring. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the funeral home on Monday. A celebration of Richard’s life will follow the services at Dean & Sue’s in Menomonie.