Obituary for Richard L. Enberg

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Richard L. Enberg, 60, of Onalaska passed away peacefully at home on Friday, November 17, 2017 after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Red Wing, MN. on November 13, 1957 to Leo and Louise (Willis) Enberg. He graduated from Ellsworth High School in 1977.
Richard met the love of his life, Bonita at summer camp while they were kids. Richard and Bonita were married on October 27, 1979 and were blessed with two children. He worked for Rivera Kitchens for a brief time. In 1988, he and his wife started doing foster care for the elderly and disabled in their home and continued until his death.
Richard is survived by his wife Bonita of 38 years; two children, Laurabelle (Timothy) Felton of La Crescent, MN. and Travis R. Enberg of Onalaska; three grandchildren, Olivia Felton of Onalaska and Zoey and Tyson Felton of La Crescent, MN.' two brothers, Donald (Patty) Enberg of Stanton, MN. and Kenneth (Mison) Enberg of Red Wing, MN.; and two sisters, Shirley (Collin "Fuzz") Earney of Red Wing, MN. and Mary Anthony of Northfield, MN. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and special friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and in-laws, Harold Baumbach, La Vonne "Bonnie" Clott, Lyle Clott.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 400 West Avenue South, La Crosse. The Reverend Richard Pamperin will officiate and burial will be in Onalaska Cemetery. A visitation will be held on Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Dickinson Family Funeral Home, 809 Gillette Street, La Crosse and again at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred.
The family would like to thank the staff of Gundersen Hospice and nurse, Lois Tucker for their wonderful care.
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