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Doug Richards

1934 - 2021

Douglas Ward Richards age 86 of Rogers City passed away at home on August 4, 2021.

He was born August 21, 1934 in Rogers City to Morris and Alma (LaFave) Richards.

Doug graduated from Rogers City High School in 1952. He served in the United States Army from June of 1953 through May of 1956. On June 8, 1957 he married Mary Anna Amante in Grand Rapids. She preceded him in death on August 5, 2012. Doug was a life member of the Rogers City V.F.W. Post 607 and faithfully attended funerals and rendered honors for many of our deceased veterans.

He is survived by two children, William (Rose) Richards and Brenda (Tim) Luebke; nine grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

Doug was also preceded in death by his parents, Morris and Alma; and nine siblings.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Saturday, August 14th from 6-8 p.m. A private graveside service with full military honors will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to your local V.F.W. in memory of Doug Richards.


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Doug Richards – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI