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Richard T. Belter

June 18, 1947 ~ July 24, 2020 (age 73)

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Richard T. Belter, age 73, of Burlington, Wisconsin and Wauseon, Ohio passed away July 24, 2020 at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center. Prior to his retirement, he was a foreman for several plastic injection molding companies.

Richard was born June 18, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Harry and Nettie (Selerski) Belter. On November 17, 1979, Richard married his wife, Suzanne, whom he loved with his entire heart. Richard was an extremely proud U.S. Army veteran, and served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was an American Legion member and was an amazing caretaker of Suzanne.

Surviving Richard is his step-son, Craig (Dawn) Fisher; step-son, Christopher (Rhonda) Fisher; step-daughter, Carma (James) Hankins; grandchildren, Nathaniel and Brianna Fisher, Alexzander and Dominique Rosebrook, Scott Fisher, and Cody, Lydia, and Emily Hankins. He is also survived by his brother, Florian Belter; brother, Carl Belter; brother, Kenneth Belter; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. Richard is preceded in death by his wife, Suzanne; parents; and brothers, Ron Belter and Robert Belter.

Richard’s final place of rest will be at the Southern Wisconsin Veteran Memorial Cemetery at a later date. The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Richard’s memory. Online condolences may be offered to the family at Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon is honored to serve the Belter family.

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