Harold E. Richow, 79, of Sun City, CA, passed away Wednesday, May 21, 2008, at Inland Valley Medical Center in Windomar, CA. He was born in Racine, January 21, 1929, son of the late Harold and Marie (Nee: Bellaire) Richow.
Harold joined the U.S. Army towards the end of WWII and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. Upon his discharge from the service, he had various careers throughout his lifetime.
Surviving are his wife, Wilma; his former wife and mother of his children, Rosemary Richow of Oceanside ,CA; children, JoAnne Tierney of Belle Plane, MN, Debbie Richow of Racine, Cindy Anderson of Buena Park, CA, Marianne (Paul) Douglas of Racine. Harold “Rick” (Charlette) Richow of Phoenix, AZ, Mike (Ann) Richow of Racine, Richard (Christine) Richow of Westchester, OH; stepchildren, Deana (Tom) Pentzer of Chino, CA, Debbie (Robert) Miller of Diamondbar, CA, Glenda (Ken) Kransfeldt of Yorba Linda, CA, Greg (Darlene) Brobston of Altra Loma, CA; 25 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Marilyn.
Relatives and friends may meet the family for visitation at the funeral home Saturday, June 21, 2008, 1-3 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Heart Assn or one’s favorite charity have been suggested.
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888