Richard Curtis Wachter, 67, of Naperville, IL. passed away on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Oronoco, MN.
Richard was born on November 8, 1949 in Decatur, IL.to Eugene and Norma (Thompson) Wachter. He attended Warrensburg-Latham High School near Decatur and also Southern Illinois University. Richard served in the United States Army for six years. On March 22, 1969, he married Donna Gulso in Mount Pulaski, IL. He was presently employed at AMS Mechanical. Most important to Rick was serving the Lord and honoring Christ. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending great times with his grandkids making up stories and playing jokes. Rick served others all around him in many ways but one of his favorite was with his famous cinnamon rolls.
He is survived by his wife, Donna of Naperville, IL; daughter Lisa (Lee) Kuhn of Naperville, IL; son Richard Aaron (Jennifer) Wachter of Naperville, IL; daughter Lori (Tony) Neu of Oronoco, MN.; brother Michael (Donna) Wachter of Springfield, IL; and 7 grandchildren, Audrey Elizabeth, Charlotte Jean, Jack Joseph, Jacob Samuel, Anna Paige, Joshua Richard, and Sophia Grace. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 5:00 p.m on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Oak Brook Community Church 3100 Midwest Road Oak Brook, IL 60523. Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Oak Brook Community Church.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to National Community Church 205 F Street NE Washington, DC 20002
Arrangements are made with Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes 5421 Royal Place NW Rochester, MN 55901. To share a special memory or condolence, please visit www.ranfranzandvinefh.com
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