Richard M. Suedkamp Sr., age 71, U.S. Air Force veteran, retired, of Minot, ND, passed away on February 26, 2014 in Hudson, WI.
Richard was born on November 6, 1942 to Richard and Lorraine (Pater) Suedkamp in Hamilton, Ohio.
He was once married to Chia-Chueh “Nancy” (Wu) Bolton, a union that would be blessed with two children, Richard Jr. and Teresa. He was later united in marriage to his soulmate, Linda Derflinger in 1986.
Richard enjoyed fishing and spending time at his lake cabin, playing cribbage, and being with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife of 28 years, Linda of Minot, ND; son, Richard Jr. (Trish McBratney) of Dallas, TX; daughter, Teresa (Gerald) Kern of Arlington, TX; step-daughters, Michelle (Bob) Penshorn of Hudson, WI and Nicole Boucher of Hudson, WI; grandchildren: Joshua Penshorn, Braiden Penshorn, Peyton Kern, Paige Kern, Chance Bucnis, Crash Bucnis, and Atlas Suedkamp; brothers: William (Sharon) of Northglenn, CO, Ronald (Sherry) of Alexandria, LA, Michael (Carsey) of Glenford, OH, and Dennis (Leslie) of Porter Ranch, CA; sister, Mariann (Greg) Savage of Hamilton, OH; father-in-law, Robert Derflinger of Sioux City, IA; sisters-in-law, Terri (Gary) Monroe of Sioux City, IA and Diane (Charlie) Ware of Louisburg, KS; along with many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass for Richard will be held at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 2600 W. Central Ave., Minot, ND at a date to be determined.