Richard A. “Dick” Weeks

PARDEEVILLE  --  Richard A. “Dick” Weeks, age 83, of Pardeeville, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

Richard was born on March 19, 1930 in Milwaukee, the son of Verne and Betty (Eaton) Weeks.  He was married in Milwaukee on April 18, 1953 to Joanne Holdampf, who preceded him in death on October 8, 2011.  He served his country with the Air National Guard.  Richard worked for Portage Casting & Mold from 1981 to 1995.  He loved sports and coached his sons in football and hardball.  Richard was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Portage and C. W. Henney Knights of Columbus Council #1637, Portage.

He is survived by his children, Stephanie Heim, Richard Weeks (fiancé, Cathy Roberts), Timothy (Susan) Weeks, Jennifer (Greg) Schwister, and Kathryn (Bradley) Kok;  grandchildren, Geoffrey Heim, Emily Heim (Stanley) Swanson, Ashley Kraft, Melissa (Donald) Cady, Alexander Storr, Amanda (Jon) Otto, Alexandra Weeks, Curtis Schwister, and Annie Schwister;  great-grandchildren, Thien Weeks, Mason Thomas, Gabriel Kraft, Ava Kraft, Dominic Horan, and William Richard Cady;  his brother, James E. (Nancy) Weeks;  his sister, Nancy (John) Koss;  many nieces, nephews, other relatives and close friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Joanne, and his son-in-law, Willie Heim.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00 noon on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Portage, with Fr. Gary Krahenbuhl presiding. Inurnment will be private. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the church.  The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home in Portage is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, PO Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.


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