Richard R. Kranz, 63, of Beaver Dam passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.
A funeral service will be held at Noon on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam with the Rev. Collin Vanderhoof officiating. A visitation will also be held on Monday from 10 a.m. until Noon at the church. Interment will take place at Highland Memory Gardens, Township of Trenton, WI.
Richard was born the son of Raymond and Alice (Tesch) Kranz on August 7, 1950 in Beaver Dam. He was married to Eileen Lininger on April 29, 1972 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. Richard was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School. He was a lifelong farmer in the Beaver Dam area.
Richard was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed woodworking. Richard will be remembered as a happy man who always had a smile on his face.
Richard is survived by his wife of 42 years, Eileen of Beaver Dam; his brother, LeRoy (Rosina) Kranz of Beaver Dam; his eight brothers and sisters-in-law: Donna Draheim, Karen (Samuel) Niceler, Ella (Bill) Zak, Gary (Cheryl) Lininger, Jean Lininger, Thomas (Marty) Lininger, Michael (Jeanne) Lininger, and Linda (Wally) Frey; and further survived by nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Koepsell-Murray Funeral and Cremation Services, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com