Richard Erler

Richard L. Erler

Saturday, December 24th, 1955 - Friday, March 13th, 2020
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Age 64. Passed away March 13th, 2020 suddenly after a brief illness. He is proceeded in death by his parents, Vincent & Louise Erler and his grandparents. Survived by his loving sister Diane, her husband Perry and their three children, Jenni, Tim and Nick (Hannah). Richard will also be missed by his friends here and afar.

Richard was a lifelong resident of Milwaukee. He was a former employee of Joy Global. Richard had a strong fondness for music and festivals which he enjoyed with his friends throughout the summer months.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the medical staff at St. Luke’s 8th floor ICU for making his last days comfortable and peaceful especially his nurses Chrissy for sharing her music and Sue for making his passing more peaceful.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, or attend one of Milwaukee’s many summer festivals and enjoy some classic rock in Rick’s honor.
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Posted at 03:01pm
Thoughts and prayers for Rick's family. My husband Eric and I met Rick through my friend, Lyn. We joined Lyn and Rick a few times for dinner, comedy night, or listening to a band at Mannings. We are so sorry for your loss.


Posted at 08:12pm
My Deepest Sadness for your Loss. Rick was Funny, Kind, and a Wonderfull Person. He did Love his Music, He, Lyn and Al, Enjoyed Summer Fest. He Loved his Family, and Friends! I am one also who Lost a Wonderfull Man. He is now with his Mom and Dad, and Together, they are Looking Down. My Prayers are with All of You...Audrey

Susie Nousiainen Adams

Posted at 03:20pm
Darling Rick, May this tree grow tall and strong, with roots deep in the earth, like our love grew over the years...Rest in peace! Your Susie
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Susan Adams Posted at 01:32pm

Where was the tree planted, please? I would like to visit it and Rick's spirit. Susie

Susie Adams

Posted at 01:46pm
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Susie Adams Posted at 03:55pm

Rick out to dinner with Susie Adams during happy times

Susie Adams Posted at 03:08am

I am sorry that pictures of Rick on vacation were removed. He was having fun. I thought the family would enjoy seeing him happy and smiling.

Susie Adams

Posted at 01:43pm
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Susie Adams Posted at 03:57pm

Rick and Susie out to dinner at our place, The Hangar, in St Petersburg, FL.

Susie Adams Posted at 03:57pm

Rick and Susie out to dinner at our place, The Hangar, in St Petersburg, FL.

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