Obituary of Richard A. TeRonde
Richard Alan TeRonde, age 83 (1,008 months), passed away in his sleep on October 14, 2019 at Heritage Court Waukesha. He was born October 23, 1935 in Oostburg, Wisconsin to the late Arnoldus Willard “Bill” and Alice (nee Roerdink) TeRonde.
Richard served in the US Army from 1959 to 1961. He was a long-time employee of Delco Electronics where he worked as an electrician. Richard was a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers and was avid in attending his kids and then grandkid’s sporting and school events. Richard regularly played cards with his family and friends and defeated them with ease.
Richard is survived by 3 children: James “Jim” TeRonde and his wife Teresa, Jeffrey “Jeff” TeRonde and his wife Marcia, and Sharon (nee TeRonde) Kowal and her husband Dave. Richard is also survived by his grand-children and their spouses. He is further survived by 3 siblings: Helen and her husband Dave Morrison, Carol and her husband Mike Skeris, and Roy TeRonde. Richard was predeceased by his sister-in-law Irene (nee Firtkow) TeRonde.
The visitation will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. until the Celebration Service at 4:00 p.m. at RiverGlen Christian Church, Pewaukee Campus, W229 N1400 Westwood Dr., Waukesha, WI 53186. John Howard will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (https://www.lbda.org/donate), or to your favorite charity.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard TeRonde, please visit Tribute Store