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Richard Howard Begley

Richard Howard Begley

September 28, 2017

Richard H. Begley, 84, of Chippewa Falls, village of Lake Hallie passed Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family under the care of St. Joseph’s Hospice.

Richard was born September 16, 1933 in Eau Claire, the son of Pauline (Introwitz) and Russell Begley.

Richard married Janet Schneider on October 6th, 1956 and they had 60 wonderful years together.

Richard loved animals, motorcycling and playing cards. He served honorably in the U.S. Army.  He worked for American Tree Service and Northern States Tree Service.

Richard is survived by one daughter, Sharon (Curt) Benson of Cadott, three sons, Charles (Sue) Begley of Rice Lake, Jim (Mary) Begley of Cadott and Dan (Kelly) Begley of Chippewa Falls; one brother, Duane (Sharon) Beauchaine; 12 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet on May 22, 2017; his parents; one brother Robert Begley; two sisters, Mary Jo Begley and Patty Riphenburg.

In Richard’s memory an open house for family and friends will be held at the Fill Inn Station Chippewa Falls on Monday, October 9th from 4-6pm.

Burial of cremains will be at Prairie View Cemetery in Lake Hallie.

Richard’s family would like to express their sincerest thanks to St. Joseph’s Hospice for the special care they gave to Richard.

Chippewa Valley Cremation Services, Altoona is serving the family.




Monday, October 9, 2017, from 4-6 p.m. at the Fill Inn Station in Chippewa Falls.