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Richard "Rich" Lee Fahlenkamp


Richard passed away in his home on June 16, 2020. He was born Aug. 3, 1954, to John and Virginia Fahlenkamp. He was the youngest of five children. He attended Centerville School and made lifelong friends there.

Rich married Terry Gabbert on Aug. 14, 1982. They raised two children, Shelly and Trampas. Rich shared his love of hunting and the outdoors with his family. Richard was always a patriotic kind of guy. He loved his family and his country, and he took pride in the American Flag.

Richard worked as a logger and at Goodyear Tire for many years, finally retiring from the landfill in 2018. He enjoyed retirement by growing a garden, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.

Richard is survived by his wife Terry; children Shelly (Chad) Enderby, Trampas (Rachel) Fahlenkamp; grandchildren Alexus, Luke, and Liam; brother Walt (Betty); and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother Johnny, and sisters Vernice and Doris.

Bring your favorite dish to a potluck, hosted by the family, at 5 p.m. on July 11, 2020 at the Centerville Grange.

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