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Richard Wirgau

Richard Wirgau

1950 - 2023

Richard Lee Wirgau age 72 of Rogers City passed away March 27, 2023 at MyMichigan Health in Alpena.

He was born July 11, 1950 in Alpena to Willis and Lucille (Grulke) Wirgau.

Richard is survived by his significant other, Debra Shay; six children, Randall Wirgau of Galesburg, Georgia, Jeffery (Ashley) Wirgau of Alpena, Jason (Christina) Wirgau of Alpena, Amanda Wirgau of Rome, Georgia, Rebecca Wirgau of Rome, Georgia and Shawn Robarge of Alpena; many grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and four brothers.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Steven.

Richard graduated from Rogers City High School in 1968. Then served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He earned his associate degree while in the service. Richard retired from the United States Postal Service after 20 years of service. He enjoyed playing cards and drives in the car. In his younger years he volunteered as a coach for his boys sporting teams.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Friday, March 31st from 10 a.m. through time of his funeral at 11 a.m. Rogers City VFW Post 607 will offer a military tribute at the funeral home immediately following.

Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials may be given in memory of Richard Wirgau to the Huron Humane Society.

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Richard Wirgau – Beck Funeral Home – Rogers City, MI