Obituary for Richard A. Matushek

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Richard A. Matushek, 71, of Holmen passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Mayo Clinic Health System, La Crosse. He was born in Caledonia, MN. on October 1, 1946 to Paul and Lorraine (Schleich) Matushek. On October 26, 1968 Richard married Karen Gokey and they celebrated 50 years of matrimony.
Richard was passionate about fly fishing and enjoyed many adventures out West with his life long friends.
Richard is survived by his wife, Karen; daughter, Amy (William) Hembd of Galesville; son, Paul (Maureen) Matushek of Madison; grandchild, Dakota; four step grandchildren, Noah, Jessica, Tessa, and Vanessa; two great grandchildren, Giovanni and Brent Jr.; sister, Paulette (Peter) Drozdowicz of La Crosse; two nephews, Nicholas and Michael; and many other family and dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 515 North Main Street, Holmen. Father John Parr will officiate and burial will be in Green Mound Cemetery, rural Holmen. A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service.
The Dickinson Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to GECU, Richard Matushek Memorial Fund, PO Box 579, La Crosse, WI. 54601.
The family asks to bring your favorite picture of Richard to share with family and friends.
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