Mass of Christian Burial for Gary L. Richter, age 68, of Stanton, will be 10:30 a.m., Friday, December 3, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Stanton. Reverend Scott Schilmoeller will be the celebrant. Interment will be in the Bega Cemetery. Visitation will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday with a 7:00 p.m., Vigil Service at the Home for Funerals – Stanton, 804 Jackpine Street. The Mass will be livestreamed on the funeral home’s website. Home for Funerals – Stanton is in charge of arrangements.
He passed away Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk.
Gary Lee was born August 27, 1953 in Norfolk, Nebraska to Paul and Lois (Follette) Richter. He graduated from Stanton High School.
On February 14, 1976, Gary married Ann Spulak at Saints Cyril and Methodious Catholic Church in Clarkson, Nebraska. The couple was blessed with three children, Brian, Jerry, and Rebecca.
He worked in the trucking industry for 47 years as driver, mechanic, and parts man. Gary loved to travel by train. As a young boy he had fond memories of riding the train to his aunt's home in Colorado. Gary enjoyed watching football and working out in his yard.
Gary is survived by his wife of 45 years, Ann, children Brian (Anne) Richter of Battle Creek, Jerry (Melinda) Richter of Des Moines, IA, and Rebecca (Blake) Beach of Stanton, grandchildren Elisa, Allison, Luke, Bo, Gavin and Sky, and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and brother-in-law Kathy and James Wieland.
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