Fran Richter Obituary

Fran V. Richter
Fran V. Richter

May 18, 1924 - November 29, 2007
Resided in Kimberly, WI
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Richter, Frances V.
Kimberly, WI
Formerly of Burlington, WI

Age 83, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Appleton Medical Center on Thursday, November 29, 2007. She was born in Kimberly on May 18, 1924, the daughter of the late Walter and Marie (Vanden Boogard) Van Eperen. On September 3, 1955 she married her husband of 42 years, Robert Richter. He preceded her in death in 1998. They resided in Burlington, WI for over 40 years and she recently moved back to Kimberly. Fran enjoyed her jobs at the Institute of Paper Chemistry, Kimberly Clark Corporation and 1st Banking Center. She was a member of the Burlington Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Fran loved entertaining and was a gourmet cook. Fran was an accomplished seamstress and enjoyed knitting, baking, playing cards with her friends, dining out, shopping, and attending family events.

Fran is survived by her children: Barbara Richter of Milwaukee, Patrice Rothman of Minneapolis, and Ron Richter of Milwaukee; grandchildren: Ryan and Erick Rothman, and Mallory, Andrew and Jarod Richter; brothers: Bernie (Nita) Van Eperen of Arizona and Paul (Barb) Van Eperen of Kimberly; sister: Lou (Gene) Schultz of Kimberly; sisters-in-law: Theresa Van Eperen and Dori Van Eperen; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers and sisters-in-law, and many close friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers: John (Evelyn), Walt (Bev), Joe, Hank, Ray, Donald, George, and Joseph; sisters: Mickey Saucer, Leone (Bob) Green, Johanna (Walt) Diedrich, and Leona Van Eperen.

The funeral liturgy will be at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, December 3, 2007, at Holy Spirit Parish, KIMBERLY CAMPUS, 600 E. Kimberly Ave., Kimberly with Fr. David Beaudry officiating. Friends will be received at the church on Monday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Cemetery, Union Grove, WI.

The family extends a special thank you to Dr. Jack Anderson and Dr. Atif Qureshi, and their staff, for their compassionate medical attention.

Fran will be dearly missed by her family and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund in Fran(TM)s name is being established. Memorials will be distributed among: Catholic Central High School, Burlington, WI; Holy Spirit Parish, Kimberly, WI; and the Alzheimer(TM)s Association of America, Chicago, IL, in memory of her husband, Bob.

Jansen Fargo Funeral Home
204 East Kimberly Avenue
Kimberly (920) 788-6202




Holy Spirit Parish - Kimberly
600 East Kimberly Avenue
Kimberly, WI US
Monday, December 3, 2007
2:00 PM
Holy Spirit Parish, Kimberly
Kimberly, WI US
Monday, December 3, 2007
4:00 PM