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July 5, 2020

5/8/2020 7:29:00 AM
Richard L. "Dick" Dehart

Richard L. 'Dick' Dehart, 74, of Harshaw, passed away May 4, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Dick was born Nov. 15, 1945, in Walker, Minn., son of the late Raymond and Wanda (Almquist) Dehart. He married Sue Adams on Aug. 17, 1974, in Merrill. She survives. Dick enlisted in the United States Navy and also served for 31 years in the Air Force Reserves. He worked at the Post Office in Wausau for over 30 years.

Dick and Sue had a cottage on West Horsehead Lake in the Town of Cassian, Oneida County, for over 30 years and resided there full-time for the last 10 years. Dick volunteered with the Meals on Wheels program in Rhinelander. He was a beekeeper and enjoyed sharing "Uncle Dick's Honey'"with his nurses.

Dick was a Minnesota sports fan and was a season ticket holder for the Minnesota Vikings. He also enjoyed playing music.

Survivors include his wife, Sue Dehart of Harshaw; daughter, Kristine (Nathan) Punke of Merrill; granddaughters, Taylor and Grace; brothers, Robert 'Bob' (Marlene) Dehart and Jeffrey 'Jeff' (Wilma) Dehart of Minnesota; sisters-in-law, Ann (Don) Engelbrecht of Burnsville, Minn. and Jane (Jim) Hulke of La Crosse; brother-in-law, David (Libby) Adams of La Jara, New Mexico; and several nieces and nephews.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Wanda Dehart; grandson, Nathan Punke, Jr.; and brother, Warren 'Bill' Dehart.

A celebration of life will take place at a later date. Taylor-Stine Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Merrill, is assisting the family.

The family would like to send a special thank you to Dick's oncology team for all their strength and comfort.



Reader Comments

Posted: Sunday, May 10, 2020
Article comment by: Bob Nussbaum

On behalf of all of us who knew and loved Dick, at Meals on Wheels, our deepest condolences to the family. Dick was the best of us. His zeal for life was remarkable, and inspirational. If it is true, that as long as you are remembered, you are never gone, Dick will be around, for a very long time....



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