Life Story / Obituary
Richard F. Popchock, age 81, passed away on Tuesday December 12, 2017 at his residence. Richard was born in Portage, PA on June 23, 1936, son of the late John and Margaret (nee: Latsko) Popchock.
Richard proudly served in the U.S. Army. He received a degree in Industrial Engineering from MSOE. Through the years, he was employed with Modine Mfg., Webster Electric and lastly with Danfoss before retiring. An artistic person, Rich will be remembered for his phenomenal woodworking, his beautiful flower and rose gardens, and for his love of reading and history.
He will be dearly missed by his siblings, Betty Stratton of Spokane, WA, Tony (Karen) Popchock of Burlington, Phillip (Mary Beth) Popchock, Jessica (Michael) Michna, all of Racine; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, Rich was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jim, John and Eddie; and six sisters, Eleanor Mayer, Mathilda Rumberger, Dorothy Crum, Cecelia Jocovich, Anna Mae Manchak and Peggy Anne Popchock.
Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Thursday December 21, 2017, 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, Hwy 32. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.