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Richard L. Qualheim
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Obituary for Richard L. Qualheim

Richard L. “Dick” Qualheim 88, of Eau Claire, WI., was called home to be with our Lord in heaven on January 14, 2018 at Lake Hallie Memory Care.

Richard was born in Stanley WI and graduated from Hannibal High School. He joined the Army in 1948, serving in the 88th Airborne; 11th Airborne as Sergeant of AAA Battery “The Rakkasans” 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team as Wire Chief for the Communication Section in Combat Korea, Staff Sergeant. Richard worked for Wisconsin Bell/AT & T in Eau Claire WI. After retirement he was President of the local Vacationland Council of the Telephone Pioneers of America. He was active in the VFW Post 305 as Post Commander and a variety of other positions. He was instrumental in starting Lake Hallie Youth Hockey Association in 1971.

A spiritual person, Richard was extremely strong in his Christian Faith. He embodied what a true Christian is: kind, loving, fair, honest and prayerful. He loved God, family, country and his passion ran deep for his favorite football team – the Green Bay Packers!
He loved spending summers at Blueberry Hill on Blueberry Lake. Richard’s heart would swell with joy and pride when ever he was spending time with his wife Betty, their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Richard enjoyed golfing, hunting and fishing for bass with his favorite bait the “Purple worm”.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Betty; Children: Penny Johnson (Mark), Debbie Chickering (Chris), Judy Ferber (Bill) and Richard Qualheim (Mary): 11 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren; his sister Beverly and brother Gerald. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Ruth; sister Betty and brothers Robert and William.

Visitation and Service will be held on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Saving Grace Lutheran Church, Eau Claire.

• Visitation: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon (at church)
• Service at the church: 12:00 noon
• Interment will be at Northern WI Veteran Memorial Cemetery in Spooner WI on Thursday January 25, 2018
N4063 Veterans Way Spooner WI 54801
Interment Service at 12:00 noon

In honor of Richard memorials may be given to Saving Grace Lutheran Church
2024 Eastridge Center Street, Eau Claire WI 54701


The family would like to thank the staff at Lake Hallie Memory Care and Mayo Hospice for their loving and compassionate care of Richard.

Stokes, Prock & Mundt Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at www.stokesprockandmundt.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

20

Jan

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saving Grace Lutheran

2124 Eastridge Center St.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Service

Saturday

20

Jan

12:00 PM
Saving Grace Lutheran

2124 Eastridge Center St.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Graveside

Thursday

25

Jan

12:00 PM
Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery

N4063 Veterans Way
Spooner, Wisconsin 54801

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