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Richard L. Metzner

February 27, 1939 May 14, 2019
Richard L. Metzner
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Obituary for Richard L. Metzner

Richard “Archie” L. Metzner, 80, of Sheboygan, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Zilber Family Hospice, Wauwatosa. He was reunited with his family and our Lord in heaven. Richard was born February 27, 1939, in Sheboygan, to the late Arthur and Helen (Reimer) Metzner. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. On June 2, 1962, he married the former Louise Murray in Sheboygan. She preceded him in death on October 27, 1994. Richard was employed by the City of Sheboygan, retiring in 1994. On August 14, 1997, he married the former Gloria Ferguson, in Bergland, MI. Richard was an active member of St. Mark Lutheran Church and was passionate about hunting and fishing.
In addition to his wife, Gloria, he is survived by his two children, Mary Jo (Dale) Guenther, Franklin and Steven Metzner, Crandon; two grandchildren, Aaron Krolikowski, Milwaukee and Kathryn (Casey) Drover, Barrington, IL; nephew, Perri (Becky) Reinke, Sheboygan; niece, Helen (Steve) Timm, Sheboygan and many other nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and first wife, Louise, he was preceded in death by one sister, Ruthie Reinke and one brother, Teddy Metzner.
A Christian Celebration of Richard’s life will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church (1019 North 7th Street, Sheboygan) with Rev. Brett Matz officiating. Friends may call on Saturday, at the church, from 9:00 a.m. until the time of celebration. Interment will follow at Sunrise Memorial Gardens. Please visit www.ballhornchapels.com to leave an online condolence.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Richard’s name.


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Visitation

Saturday

18

May

9:00 AM 5/18/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Mark Lutheran Church

1019 N. 7th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

St. Mark Lutheran Church
1019 N. 7th St Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States

Celebration of Life

Saturday

18

May

11:00 AM 5/18/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/18/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Mark Lutheran Church

1019 N. 7th St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

St. Mark Lutheran Church
1019 N. 7th St Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States

Graveside Committal

Saturday

18

May

12:30 PM 5/18/2019 12:30:00 PM - 1:00 AM 5/18/2019 1:00:00 AM
Sunrise Memorial Garden

7411 Sauk Trail Rd
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Sunrise Memorial Garden
7411 Sauk Trail Rd Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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