Richard “Dick” Auchue, 74, a resident of Fond du Lac, passed away August 14, 2016 at home following a short illness.
He was born September 14, 1941 in Fond du Lac a son of the late Raphael and Rose Reinhart Auchue.
On July 23, 1993 he married Mary Ellen Dana.
Dick was a graduate of St. Mary’s Grade School and attended L.P. Goodrich High School. He was employed by Leath Furniture, Nerring Bottling, and he retired from Mercury Marine in 2004 after 38 years of service. He enjoyed music, playing in polka bands, and in later years playing with the “Scamp Band”. Dick also enjoyed golf, going to the casinos, spending time with family and friends and “Wednesday Date Night” with Jerry and Nancy. He always enjoyed going for ice cream with his special little “imp”.
Survivors include his children, Tina and Carie Auchue, four grandchildren, Shawna, Gary Jr., Aaron, and Jeremiah, a step-daughter, Patti (special friend, Tim Welak) Clement, a step-son, Bob (Sandi) Clement, two step-grandchildren, Jacob and Kayla Clement. He is further survived by one brother, Jim Auchue, and one sister, Linda (Mal) Kautz, two brothers-in-law, Ned (Carol) Dana and John Dana, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary on March 22, 2016.
Visitation: Visitation will be held on Tuesday September 23, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:45 PM at the Zacherl Funeral Home.
Services: Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, 5:00 PM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in his name may be directed to the Salvation Army or the Central Wisconsin Cancer Center.
Zacherl Funeral Home is serving the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com