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Richard D. Lueptow, 81, of Pardeeville/La Feria, Texas, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at home surrounded by his family.

He was born Aug. 12, 1936, to Harry and Carol (Maynard) Lueptow. He grew up and spent most of his life in Pardeeville. He attended and graduated from Pardeeville High School. He was united in marriage to Sue Staudenmeyer on June 1, 1957. He was employed as an electrician for Everbrite in Pardeeville for 47 years. Richard enjoyed farming in his pastime. He also enjoyed hunting, riding motorcycles and watching the Green Bay Packers.

Survivors include one daughter, Kristi (Ron) Radant of Portage; and one son, Tom (Kristin) Lueptow of Roscoe, Illinois; daughter-in-law, DeAnna Lueptow; three grandsons, Jeremy, Joshua and Nick; three granddaughters, Chelsea, Amber and Alex; and several great-grandchildren; special companion, Margie Rohr; siblings, Nancy (Bob) Nichols, Robert Lueptow, Stephen (Sally) Lueptow, Diane (Lynn) Grueneberg, and Kathryn (Bernard) Lawrence; and many other nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sue; and son, Timothy.

Per Richard’s request, a private memorial service will be held at Grasse Funeral Home in Pardeeville, with inurnment following at Pardeeville Cemetery. Grasse Funeral Service of Pardeeville ( is serving the family.