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Richard "Dick" Anthes

Obituary for Richard "Dick" Anthes

February 5, 1945 - July 8, 2020
Wisconsin | Age 75

Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather


Richard D. "Dick" Anthes, 75, of Beaver Dam, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, July 8, 2020.

A private family memorial service will take place with the Rev. Jim Wendt officiating at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam.
Richard was born the son of Adolph and Florence (Strahota) Anthes on February 5, 1945 in Beaver Dam. He was united in marriage to Marion Zastrow on July 30, 1966 at First Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. Dick was an electrician and retired in 2007.

He was a member of First Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam. Dick was a member if the IBEW local 159 Madison labor union. He enjoyed going hunting and fishing and he enjoyed watching Brewer games and bird watching. Dick was very innovative and mechanical and could tinker on anything to re-make it or fix it. Dick and Marion loved traveling together. Most of all Dick loved spending time with his grandkids.

He will be deeply missed by his wife; Marion, 2 children; Richard "Rick" (Linda) Anthes of Columbus and Carrie (Allen) Swan of Beaver Dam, 5 grandchildren; Jessica, Justin (Devin), and Jackie Anthes, Daniel and Callie Swan, and his greatgrandson; Levi Anthes. Richard is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and his 2 brothers; Jerome Anthes and James Strahota, and his canine companion Boozer.

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Beaver Dam, WI 53916
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