Kenneth B. “Kenny” Richter

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Friday, December 21, 2012 4:00-8:00 PM
    Breese Lions Club visit 6:30 PM
    Breese Knights of Columbus and Bishop Althoff 4th Degree services 7:00 PM
    Saturday, December 22, 2012 8:30-9:45 AM

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Breese
  • Service Date
    Saturday, December 22, 2012
  • Service Time
    10:00 AM
  • Service Location
    St. Dominic Catholic Church, Breese
  • Full Obituary

    Kenneth B. “Kenny” Richter, 75, of Breese, died Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville.

    Mr. Richter was born July 4, 1937 in Aviston to Emil and Bertha (Dieckmann) Richter; they preceded him in death.

    In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Rick Richter.

    He married Juanita Maxfield on June 18, 1960 at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese; she survives in Breese.

    Also surviving are his sisters, Theo (Dennis) Vronay of Fort Mill, SC and Suzanne (Jerry) Baker of Sacramento, CA; a brother, Warren “Shafty” (Rene) Richter of Lebanon; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

    Kenny retired from the parts plant at General Motors in Hazelwood, MO and along with his wife was the current owner and operator of Turf Bar in Breese and he was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

    He was a member of St. Dominic Catholic Church and Men’s Sodality in Breese, Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869, 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly, past president of the Breese Lions Club , past president of the Breese Chamber of Commerce, past president of Mater Dei Fathers and Friends, Clinton County Tavern Association, charter member of the Breese Jaycees, and United Auto Workers of America.

    Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 10:00 am at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery, Breese.

    Visitation will be Friday, December 21, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 pm and again on Saturday, December 22, 2012 from 8:30-9:45 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

    Memorials can be made to the Rick Richter Mater Dei High School Scholarship Fund and will be received at the funeral home.

    The Breese Lions Club will hold services at 6:30 pm, Breese Knights of Columbus and 4th Degree Bishop Althoff Assembly at 7:00 pm Friday evening at the funeral home.

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