Susan Richter

Susan “Susie” Richter, of Wittenberg, died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at Rosemary Manor of Mattoon under the care of their wonderful staff. She was 77 years old.

She was born on Jan. 26, 1942, in the town of Franzen, a daughter of the late Daniel and Genevieve Garski. She married Richard Richter on Nov. 10, 1962, in Rosholt. He preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 2015.

Susan and her husband farmed for many years. She was also employed at Homme Home of Wittenberg as a dietitian until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway where she was a member of the Rosary Society, taught religious education and was the church custodian for many years.

She will be remembered for her chocolate chip cookies.

Survivors include a son, Ron (Chris) Richter, of Wittenberg; two daughters, Louise (Dan) Zenko and Sandra Richter, both of Arizona; three grandchildren, Vicky (Bryan) Pelky, Cody Richter and Steven (Lorna) Richter; and two great-grandchildren, Aalieah and Amiah Pelky; and a brother, Burton (Ruthie) Garski, of Wisconsin Rapids.
A funeral Mass was celebrated on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galloway with the Rev. Robert Streveler officiating. Visitation was held at the church on Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of Mass.

Bradley Funeral Home in Antigo is assisting the family with arrangements.

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