George Michael Richter

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

George Michael Richter, 88, of Chicago died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, in Crystal Lake, Ill.

He was born Jan. 13, 1920, in Junction City, Wis., and was the son of the late Stephen and Anna Skibiki Richter.

He was united in marriage to Erma Lee Perry on Sept. 8, 1945, and the couple had three children.

He was preceded in death by his wife Erma in 1997; a daughter, April Mae Richter; a brother, Edward Richter, and two sisters, Estelle Goebert and Jean Kamm.

He is survived by a daughter, Ginger Anderson and husband John of Cary, Ill.; a son, Gregory Richter and wife Laura of Sugar Grove, Ill.; three grandchildren, Joshua, Kristin and Jessica; a sister, Johanna Koebler of Janesville, Wis.; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at Hoggard & Sons Chapel with Charles Cooper officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery. Hoggard & Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.