John Richart

Obituary of John Allen Richart

JOHN ALLEN RICHART, age 81 passed away on Thursday, September 28, 2023 at his home in Watertown.

John was born in Watertown to Raymond and Gertrude (Hanke) Richart on October 20, 1941.  He attended school in Grelton and graduated from Watertown High School.  He married Charlotte Kitsembel in 1963 and had two children, Charlene and James (Jamie) Richart.  His second marriage was in 1992 to Ruth Holart.

He worked as fuel technician at Wisconsin Aviation for 16 years retiring in 2010. John served in the Army National Guard  32nd Division in Watertown from  1961 to 1967. He enjoyed flying, boating, hunting and fishing.

John is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughter Charlene (Tony Fendt) Beerbohm of Watertown and son Jamie (Rachel) Richart of Sullivan; grandchildren Brandon Beerbohm, Catherine Richart, Jeremiah Richart, Zechariah Richart and Joseph Richart; siblings Audrey Pagel, Rae Ann Danner, Paulette (Dennis) Timm, Joseph Richart, James (Patricia) Richart; sister-in-law Patricia Richart and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Richard Richart and Alice Richart.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Johnson Creek. Interment will take place at a later date at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

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