David E. Rich Sr.
David E. Rich Sr., age 54, of Wisconsin Rapids, WI died Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his residence.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, February 4, 2019 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Pastor Joshua Pegram will officiate the service. The family will greet relatives and friends from 9:30 AM until the time of the service.
David was born July 13, 1964, in Cicero, Illinois to Ronald Rich and Sandra Hoffman. He married Gayle Schulz on August 18, 1984 in McHenry, Ill. David was a member of the United Auto Workers Union and the Eagle Scouts. He enjoyed cheering on the Chicago Bears and Cubs, watching NASCAR, and spending time outdoors boating and waterskiing with his family and friends. Most importantly David was selfless and enjoyed helping other people with anything they needed.
David is survived by his wife Gayle; Daughters Stephanie(Terry French) of Wausau, and Teresa (Tim Felton) of Plover; Son David Rich Jr.(Christy) of Rudolph, WI; father Ronald Rich(Mary Ann) of Johnsburg Ill.; Brothers Robert Rich(Cathleen) of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Brian Rich of Johnsburg, Ill., and Jeffery Rich, of Richmond, Ill.; Sisters Janet Pressley of York, S.C., and Amy (Mark Schoone) of Tomahawk, WI; Grandchildren Melody Rich and Logan Rich of Rudolph, WI, as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
David was preceded in death by his Mother, Sandy Hoffman; step-father Michael Hoffman; father-in-law Ernest Schulz; and Cousin Bill Golanka.
David was a loving and caring husband, father, grandfather, and friend.