In Memory of Craig Vincent Richter
October 6, 1958 - January 16, 2017
Craig Richter, age 58, a resident of Sarona, died on Monday, January 16, 2017, at the North Memorial Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minnesota.
Craig was born on October 6, 1958, in Spooner to parents Norbert and Luella (Pokorny) Richter. He attended the Spooner Schools, and then received his Associates Degree as an Auto Mechanic from WITC in Rice Lake. Craig was a talented mechanic and could work on and fix almost anything. He worked throughout the local area as a mechanic, maintenance for local factories, and also built houses. Craig enjoyed hunting, fishing, and trapping. He also loved entering demolition derbies in Washburn and the surrounding counties, and also being on the Township Tug-O-War teams where he was on the winning team for 7 championships in the late 1970’s and into the early 1980’s.
Craig is survived by his Father Norbert Richter, children: Steven (Jessica) Richter of Cannon Falls, MN, Craig “Adam” (Jessi Stouffer) Richter of Shell Lake, Kimberly Moravec of Spooner, Josh Burkhart of Rice Lake, 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and many other extended family members.
Craig is preceded in death by his son Kasey Dee Richter, mother Luella Richter, sister Dawn Lynn Richter, brother Perry Richter, and special friend Sherri Burkhart.
Services will be held for Craig Richter on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at 11am, at the Full Gospel Church in Shell Lake. Visitation will be held on Saturday, at the Church from 10-11.