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Richard Mulder Jr

March 24, 1930 — January 8, 2017

Richard Mulder Jr., age 86, of Menasha, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 8, 2017, at his home. On March 24, 1930, Richard was born in the Chicago area, the son of the late Richard and Pauline (Zakowiecke) Mulder. Richard married the love of his life, Theresa Binder, on October 1, 1955, in Mosinee.

Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, gardening and simply spending time out in God's creation, especially with his family. He worked for more than three decades at American National Can in Menasha. He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Menasha and participated in many church activities, including teaching catechism and Bible study. He was a longtime prison ministry volunteer. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. during the Korean War.

Richard will be missed by his children: Deb, Diane Mulder, Terese (Joe) Poeschl, Dan Mulder; daughter-in-law: Donna Hein; grandchildren: Erika (Joelle Moore) Mulder, Kim and Sarah Konetzke; Nathan Mulder; brother: Henry (Lorna) Mulder; sisters: Carol Dziak, Charlene (Tom) Dulak, and Sharon Chapman; brothers-in-law: Ronald Binder and Tom (Janet) Pankratz.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa; son, David; son-in-law, John Konetzke; two sisters, Annie Haling and Mary Jane McClellan; brothers-in-law: Vernon Haling, Duke Dziak, Donald Binder and two sisters-in-law: Anna Wade and Pat O'Brien.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 am on Friday, January 13, 2017, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 324 Nicolet Blvd., Menasha, with Fr. Jim Hablewitz and Mary Krueger, pastoral leader, officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday evening January 12, at the Laemmrich Funeral Home, from 4:00 pm until 7:30 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:30 pm, also, Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, from 10 am until time of Mass. Private entombment will take place at Shrine of Heaven Mausoleum in Neenah. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.

Special thanks to Regina Uerkwitz for her help and care, to Tina Montonati and all those who provided special assistance to Richard.

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