Richard "Dick"'s Story
Richard Dick Charles Eggert, 71, of Clinton, Iowa passed away at home on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 30, at Lemke Funeral Homes South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive). A visitation will occur one hour prior to the funeral service on Thursday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at the Funeral Home. Burial will take place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
Dick was born August 14, 1946 in Davenport, Iowa, the son of Charles and Vinola (Burt) Eggert. Dick served his Country in the U.S. Marines, a veteran of the Vietnam War. Dicks life-long partner was Shirley Kohl she passed away on April 26, 2013.
Dick was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the VFW. He farmed for many years and retired from Chemplex after 15 years.
Dick enjoyed socializing with family and friends. He also enjoyed tinkering with small engines and various lawn equipment. His family and his best friend, his beloved dog Courage, will miss him dearly.
Dick is survived by his extended Kohl family John, Jack, Bobby, Laurie, Lola and Betty all of Clinton, IA; one sister Rita Eggert and one brother Keith Eggert both of VA and many other friends.
Preceding Dick in death were his parents and his soul-mate Shirley.
Memorials made can be directed to the family.
Fond memories and condolences for Dicks family may be shared at www.lemkefuneralhomes.com, obituary page.
Published on November 27, 2017