Richard H. Walle


Richard "Dick" Harvey Walle, 81 years of age, of Traverse City, went home to join our Lord after losing to cancer on Dec. 17, 2018 at Munson Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 19, 1937 to the parents of Harvey and Theresa Walle of Manistee.
He was preceded in death on Sept. 13, 2018 by his second wife, Karen J. Keinath-Walle, of Traverse City.
He is survived by his beloved children, Suzan C. Walle and Teresa M. Kirsch; siblings, Ellen Haberlein, Robert Walle and Linda Williams; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dick served in the United States Army. He attended college in Arizona.
He was employed as a master mechanic. Dick enjoyed restoring multiple projects.
He was blessed with a fulfilled life. His passions included family, church, fishing, hunting, antiques, snowmobiling, camping and traveling, to name a few.
May he live on through our good memories of him.
A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 630 W. Silver Lake Road South, Traverse City. They family will receive friends starting at 10 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Patrick's Catholic Church Food Pantry.
Please visit to sign the guestbook and share your thoughts and memories with the family.
Published on January 6, 2019
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