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Obituary: Berreth, Richard E.

Sun., June 15, 2014

BERRETH, Richard E. Richard “Rich” Berreth, 78, was born in Leola, SD on January 4, 1936 to Emanuel and Mabel Berreth (Murray).

Rich passed away peacefully in the hands of The Lord on the morning of Thursday, June 12, 2014.

He married Dorothy Sebert on January 11, 1960 and was blessed with two children, Rod and Colleen Berreth.

Rich operated his mechanic shop on north Monroe for 38 years.

He was a car lover and enjoyed being involved with the HASSIE Club of Spokane.

He is survived by his mother, Mabel Berreth (102 years old) of Aberdeen, SD, wife Dorothy, son Rod Berreth of Spokane, daughter Colleen Berreth of Redmond, WA; grandchildren, Corina (Will) Roberts of Escanaba, MI, Michael Berreth of Spokane, Levi Berreth of Coeur d’Alene, ID, Jacob Berreth of Redmond, WA, and great-grandson Conrad Roberts.

He was preceded in death by his father Emanuel Berreth.

Viewing will be held Thursday, June 19 from 9 am - 5 pm at Heritage with Rosary following at 7pm at St. Francis Xavier, 3715 N Standard, Spokane, WA.

Funeral services to be held at St. Francis Xavier, Friday, June 20 at 2 pm with interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.

Rich’s family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to his many friends and family members for their unconditional support.


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