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St. James Catholic Church
Wednesday June 5th, 2019
4:00pm - 7:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

St. James Catholic Church
Thursday June 6th, 2019

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Stanley Richenberger

A Mass of Christian Burial for Stanley J. Richenberger, 67, of Wayland will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. James Catholic Church in Washington with Father Bernie Weir officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Richmond. Visitation will be held from 4 – 7 PM Wednesday, June 5 at St. James Catholic Church. A memorial fund has been established for Hospice of Washington County and Henry County Quilt of Valor. Stanley Richenberger died Sunday, June 2, 2019 at his home in Wayland following a courageous battle with cancer. The Beatty Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Stanley Joseph Richenberger was born December 19, 1951 in Henry County the son of Glen and Geraldine (Keiser) Richenberger. He graduated from WACO High School and served in the United States Navy. Stan was united in marriage to Mary Lou Duwa on June 26, 1976 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Keota. Stanley worked as a stock handler at Metromail in Mt. Pleasant for 40 years. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church enjoyed woodworking, flea markets and collecting trains.

Survivors include his wife Mary Lou of Wayland, two children: Scott Richenberger of Mt. Pleasant and Amy Richenberger of Wayland, his mother Geraldine Rixe of Wayland, two siblings: Michael Richenberger of Wayland, Cindy Richenberger of Wayland, sister-in-law Tracy Richenberger of Kalona, his father’s wife Patricia Richenberger of Mt. Pleasant, and nine brothers and sisters-in-law: Barb (Jim) Munday, Steve (Cindy) Duwa, Dan Duwa, Terry (Susie) Duwa, Cindy (Bill) Wellington, John Duwa, Christine (Kevin) Boyd, Joyce (Brian) Dickerson, Jeff (Jill) Duwa, many nieces and nephews, and special friends: Merritt and Brianna Wellington.

Preceding Stan in death was his father, one brother Duran Richenberger, and his sister-in-law Linda Richenberger.

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I'm very sorry for your loss. Stan was fortunate to have such a wonderful family and group of caregivers. You were his angels on earth. Now he is your angel in heaven.

Delta Richardson Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Bret, Ronda, Natalie and Nicholas West Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Richenberger Family. Peace be with the family.

The John L. Stauffer Family Jun 5 2019 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to the family. Stan was a great co worker!

Becky Schantz Mattson Jun 4 2019 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May Gods Grace, family and friends help you through the days ahead. Ardie Beckler Frees

Ardie Beckler Frees Jun 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Stanley Richenberger

ruth (Earnest) Heck Jun 3 2019 12:00 AM

May he have peace now. Thinking of you, Mary Lou.

Tina Hughes Jun 3 2019 12:00 AM

I'm sorry for your loss. Prayers to all.

Dan and Diane Wellington Jun 3 2019 12:00 AM

Mary Lou I am so very very sorry for your loss. Sending lots of prayers for you and your family. May Stan rest in peace. Love you.

Mary Greiner Jun 2 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss.

Debbie Martin Jun 2 2019 12:00 AM

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