Richard Lee Abraham
Richard Lee Abraham passed
away peacefully in his sleep, at home, on Friday, October 11, 2013, after a
lengthy battle with diabetes and related complications.
He was lovingly referred to
as “Padre” by his family and “Abey” by his friends, and was born a
son of Alder E. and Jeanette C. Jorgenson Abraham of
on January 24, 1948.
Richard married Christine Lee
Potts on June 1, 1974.
He proudly served with the
United States Air Force and graduated from
He is survived by his wife,
Christine; daughters: Julie Ann (Benjamin) Abraham-Gifford, and Lynn Marie
Abraham; a son, Michael Paul Abraham; and a granddaughter, Claire Grace
Gifford. He is further survived by his
brother, James (Judy) Abraham of Utah, and many loving family members.
He was preceded in death by
Richard enjoyed spending time
with his “cronies,” fishing, boating, hunting and casino trips. He was an avid outdoorsman, and was the former
treasurer of the
Club, and was active with Pheasants Forever. Richard also enjoyed participating in Walleye
and other fishing tournaments.
Richard most recently worked for
Allied Barton at the Oshkosh Truck location and previously worked at Plumber’s
Supply and Quasius Equipment.
Richard will be fondly
remembered for his quick wit, “zingers,” his love of a moldy oldie, a
blast from the past, dusty discs, and revived 45’s.
The funeral service will be
held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at Mach Funeral Chapel &
officiating. Inurnment will be in
The visitation will be on
Tuesday at Mach Funeral Chapel & Crematory from 4:00 p.m. until the time of
Mach Funeral Chapel &
Crematory is serving the family, www.machfuneralchapel.com.