Rudy J. Richter, age 90, of Breese, passed away Saturday, February 21 at Breese Nursing Home. A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial for 90 year old Rudy J. Richter will be Tuesday, February 24 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and again Tuesday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese. The Breese American Legion will hold services at 7:00 p.m. followed by the Breese Knights of Columbus Monday evening at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. Augustine Catholic Church.
Mr. Richter was born February 7, 1925 in Breese to Bernard and Anna, nee Zurliene, Richter; they preceded him in death.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Loretta Ahner, Josephine Dierkes, Hildegard Richter, Henrietta Hilmes, Virginia Mattingly; and brothers, Emil Richter, Al Richter, James Richter, and Vince Richter.
Surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.
Rudy retired as an Equipment Operator for the Clinton County Highway Department and was a Veteran of the United States Army.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Past Commander of the Breese American Post 252, and the Breese Knights of Columbus Council 2869.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230