Richard J. Adler

August 24, 1931 ~ May 24, 2020 (age 88)


Marshall – Richard J. Adler, age 88, passed away on Sunday May 24, 2020 at his home in Marshall.  Richard was born August 24, 1931 in Fond du Lac, WI.  He was raised by Earle and Geraldine Dalton.   Richard is a 1950 graduate of Mt. Horeb High School.  He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Madison.  Richard owned and operated Heavy Duty Wrecker Service and was a member of the Teamsters since 1957.

Richard is survived by his step children Christine Kuenzi-Bailey, Curtis Burn, Valerie (Forrest) Lovings, and Vicky (Keith) Woider; 13 grandchildren Jeff Kuenzi, Gary Kuenzi, Mike Kuenzi, Danny Burn, Tracie Burn, Elaina Lovings, Tacara Lovings, Shana Lovings, Alonzo Lovings, Robert Lovings, Tyrell Lovings, Dale Woider, and Brandon Woider; and 5 great grandchildren Zacai Ellis, Zola Ellis, Ziyona Ellis, Zymere Ellis and Parley Lovings.

A visitation observing social distancing rules of 50 people at a time in the building will be held from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 PM on Monday June 1, 2020 at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3325 E. Washington Ave. Madison, burial will follow at Highland Memory Gardens in Cottage Grove.

Cress Funeral & Cremation Service

3325 E. Washington Ave.

Madison (608) 249-6666

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June 1, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cress Funeral Home - East Washington Chapel
3325 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

June 1, 2020

2:30 PM
Highland Memory Gardens
3054 Highway BB
Madison, Wisconsin 53718

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