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Paul Richards

Paul Allen Richards

Monday, August 12th, 1940 - Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
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Obituary

Paul Allen Richards, age 78, of Brook passed away Tuesday February 19, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Paul was born in Rensselaer on August 12, 1940 the son of Charles and Irene (Murphy) Richards. He attended Rensselaer schools.

Paul worked at Northway Products for 33 years. He worked as bartender and cooked for many restaurants through the years. He loved to cook and was the chef at the Pub for years. He enjoyed working for the Newton County Election polls. He attended St. Augustine Church of Rensselaer. Among the many things Paul loved to do besides cooking, was going to auctions and antiquing. Paul was argumentative about politics, depending on what side you were on and he always had a great sense of humor. He will be greatly missed by friends and family.

Paul is survived by two sisters: Maxine (husband Harold) Honn and Janet (husband Walter) Burton. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Thomas and Chuck, two sisters: Betty Honn and Judy Reid and niece: Melissa Scheurich.

Friends may visit with the family Saturday February 23, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. (CST) until 12:00 p.m. at Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 12:00 noon at the Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer with Father Paul W. Cochran officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Rensselaer. Share memories and condolences at www.SteinkeFuneralHome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer
    Address
    403 N. Front St.
    P.O. Box 160
    RENSSELAER, IN 47978
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 12:00pm
    Location
    Steinke Funeral Home of Rensselaer
    Address
    403 N. Front St.
    P.O. Box 160
    RENSSELAER, IN 47978
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Mt. Calvary Cemetery
    Address
    South U.S. Highway 231 (College Avenue)
    RENSSELAER, IN 47978
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susan putts

Posted at 09:37pm
god bless you paul. I hope your cooking up some good food to your past customers at the pub.
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Sandra

Posted at 05:25am
My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the Bible's promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29, Acts 24:15.
RS

Roger Steffen

Posted at 09:27am
Our prayers and sympathy to your family. Roger & Vicki Steffen
MB

Marilyn Busick

Posted at 11:15pm
I was so sorry to hear that Paul passed away. I so enjoyed playing Euchre-Rama with Paul and his family. He had such a Joyful person and always made you feel welcome.
. God Bless all of you
Marilyn Busick
Sheldon, Illinois 60966
MB

Marlene Bilek(sharkey]

Posted at 07:07pm
I have so many memories of Paul throughout the 35 years, I wouldn't know where to begin, but I'm so glad i have them condolences to the family
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