Schricker, Richard Alex – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon
Richard Alex Schricker, 65, of Baker City and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 11 in Phoenix, Ariz. A viewing will run from 3 to 8 p.m. today at Coles Funeral Home in Baker City.

A memorial service begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Agape Christian Center in Baker City with a reception immediately following at the church. Pastor Garth Johnson will officiate. A graveside service with military honors will follow at 3 p.m. at Hillcrest East Cemetery in La Grande.

Richard was born March 7, 1943, to Richard Clifford and Patricia Louise (Wynegar) Schricker in South Bend, Ind. He graduated from high school in 1961 at Garden Grove, Calif.

Richard served in the U.S. Navy for four years and then in the National Guard for 16 years. He ranked as seaman and sergeant first class.

Richard worked as the fire cache manager for the U.S. Forest Service in La Grande, retiring in November 2003.

He married Leslie Perrigo in March 1968 at The Dalles. The couple remained married until she died in September 2007.

Richard enjoyed traveling, sightseeing and meeting new people. He was a member of the Agape Christian Center in Baker City and a volunteer at the Powder River Correctional Facility.

He is survived by his children, Jeffery Schricker of McCall, Idaho, and Jayme Schricker of John Day; mother, Patricia L. Perry of Grants Pass; and sister, Deborah Davis of Myrtle Creek. He was preceded in death by his wife, Leslie; and father, Richard C. Schricker.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Paralyzed Veterans or the Hospitalized Veterans of America in care of Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City 97814.

The Observer – August 19, 2008

_____________________________

Richard A. Schricker, 65, of Baker City and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 11 in Phoenix, Ariz.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Agape Christian Center in Baker City. Pastor Garth Johnson will officiate. A reception will follow immediately at the church.

A viewing will run from 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Coles Funeral Home. A graveside service begins at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hillcrest East Cemetery in La Grande.

Richard worked for the U.S. Forest Service as the fire cache manager in La Grande.

Coles Funeral Home in Baker City is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Hospitalized Veterans or The Paralyzed Veterans in care of Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City.

The Observer – August 18, 2008

_____________________________

Aug. 19 — Richard Schricker, viewing, 3 to 8 p.m., Coles Funeral Home, Baker City

Aug. 20 — Richard Schricker, memorial service, 11 a.m., Agape Christian Center, Baker City, reception to follow; graveside service, 3 p.m., Hillcrest East Cemetery, La Grande

The Observer – August 18, 2008



MLA Source Citation:

White, Judy Wallis. Union County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by AccessGenealogy.com. Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/arizona/schricker-richard-alex-obituary-2.htm - Last updated on Nov 4th, 2011

Contribute to the Conversation!

Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Newsletter Signup

We currently provide two newsletters. Why not take both for a run?

Genealogy Update: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new, or significantly updated, collection or database on our website.

Circle of Nations: We send out this newsletter whenever we feature a new (or significantly updated) Native American collection or database on our website.

Once you've clicked on the Subscribe button above you'll receive an email from us requesting confirmation. You must confirm the email before you will be able to receive any newsletter.