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Richard Earle

July 18, 1930 February 11, 2020
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Richard “Dick” Earle 89 passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital after a brief illness. He was born to the late Harry and Cora (Middleton) Earle on July 18, 1930 in Jackson, MI. He married Mary E. Cornwell on June 29, 1957 at Saint Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Wisconsin Rapids, WI she preceded him in death on June 17, 2018.

He worked for a local Oldsmobile dealership in Wisconsin Rapids for more than 30 years before retiring and going to work at Wal-Mart. He was an avid sports fan and especially liked watching his beloved Green Bay Packers and WI Badger games. He also enjoyed bowling, camping and playing cards. He like spending time with this family and friends and especially the holiday get togethers.

He is survived by his son Jeff Earle of DeForest, WI, Brother-in-laws, Frank and Buck Cornwell, sister-in-laws, Lois Cornwell, Nancy (Keith) Gormanson and Judy (Gary) McCrossen as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his wife Mary, parents, Brother Harry Jr., in laws Chuck, Bob, Smokey, Ray, George, Dutch, Red, and Helen, Gerrie as well as several nieces and nephews.

At “Dads” request he will be cremated and entombed at Forest Hill Mausoleum with a celebreation of life gathering at a later date.I would like to thank the entire palliative care tam at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, for ayour kind and unwavering support taking care of my Dad as he transitioned.

Mid Wisconsin Cremation Society is assisting the family at this time. Online condolences maybe expressed at

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