1951 - 2019
Stanley J. Richenberger, 67, died Sunday, June 2, 2019, at his home in Wayland, following a courageous battle with cancer. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Thursday, June 6, 2019, at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Washington with Father Bernie Weir officiating. Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Richmond. A memorial fund has been established for Hospice of Washington County and Henry County Quilt of Valor. The Beatty Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Stanley Joseph Richenberger was born Dec. 19, 1951, in Henry County, the son of Glen and Geraldine (Keiser) Richenberger.
He graduated from WACO High School and served in the United States Navy. Stan was united in marriage to Mary Lou Duwa on June 26, 1976, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Keota.
Stanley worked as a stock handler at Metromail in Mount Pleasant for 40 years. He was a member of St. James Catholic Church enjoyed woodworking, flea markets and collecting trains.
Survivors include his wife Mary Lou of Wayland, two children: Scott Richenberger of Mount Pleasant and Amy Richenberger of Wayland; his mother: Geraldine Rixe of Wayland; two siblings: Michael Richenberger of Wayland and Cindy Richenberger of Wayland; sister-in-law: Tracy Richenberger of Kalona; his father’s wife: Patricia Richenberger of Mount Pleasant; and nine brothers and sisters-in-law: Barb (Jim) Munday, Steve (Cindy) Duwa, Dan Duwa, Terry (Susie) Duwa, Cindy (Bill) Wellington, John Duwa, Christine (Kevin) Boyd, Joyce (Brian) Dickerson, and Jeff (Jill) Duwa; many nieces and nephews; and special friends: Merritt and Brianna Wellington.
Preceding Stan in death was his father; one brother: Duran Richenberger; and his sister-in-law: Linda Richenberger.