Richard A. Behlke Jr.

Richard A. Behlke Jr, age 49, of North
Fond du Lac, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019, at St. Agnes Hospital.
He was born on May 23, 1970, in Fond du Lac, the son of Richard and Pennelope (Warner)
Behlke Sr. He was a 1988 graduate of Horace Mann High School in North Fond du
Lac. On June 30, 1989, Ricky married Jodie Thurk in Fond du Lac. Ricky worked
as a project manager/maintenance supervisor at Sadoff Iron and Metal Company.
He loved Harley-Davison, smoking cigarettes, and cheeseburgers from Tucker’s.
Ricky was a laid back go with the flow man and the kindest man you will ever meet.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, coaching youth basketball, and sturgeon spearing. Ricky
was devoted and dedicated to his job and his family and loved his dogs, Jack
and Maggie.


Survivors include his wife Jodie
of North Fond du Lac; three children, Justin (Eva) of Chicago, Hannah (Tremaine)
of North Fond du Lac, Anna (Eli) of Milwaukee; two grandchildren, Avayah and
Ashton and one granddaughter on the way, Addalyn; his parents, Richard and
Pennelope Behlke Sr; his mother-in-law, Shirley Thurk of Fond du Lac; sister-in-law,
Julie (Chuck) Diener of Fond du Lac; brother-in-law, Todd (Peggy) Thurk of Menomonee
Falls; adopted grandma, Myrtle Sabel of Fond du Lac; and many aunts, uncles,
cousins, other relatives and friends.  He
was preceded in death by sister, Tina Behlke; father-in-law, Steven “Reno”
Thurk; his maternal and paternal grandparents; his adopted grandpa, Oscar


Visitation will take place on
Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 10:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral
Home, 524 N. Park Ave, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. A funeral service will follow
the visitation on Saturday at the funeral home at 1:00 PM. Entombment will
follow the service at Chapel of the Risen Christ Mausoleum, Calvary Cemetery.


Special thanks to the North Fond du
Lac EMT’s, St. Agnes ER, and Chaplain Peter Capoyianes for everything they did
for Ricky’s family.


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