Anna Mae Richgels

Anna Mae Richgels

Anna Mae Richgels, age 89 of Highland, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab.

Anna Mae was born on May 17, 1927 in Muscoda to Anthony and Anna (Lindscheid) Nondorf. She was a 1944 graduate of the Highland High School. Anna Mae married Harvey Richgels of Highland on July 1, 1946 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. Together they founded Harvey Richgels and Sons Milk Service in 1956 and later changed the name to Richgels Milk Service. She was a member of Ss. Anthony & Philip Parish and Altar Society, was a Lifetime Honorary Member of the Highland Rescue Squad and a member of the Packer Backers. Anna Mae enjoyed golfing, traveling, sewing, quilting and listening to Classic Country Music. Her greatest joy was time spent with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harvey on September 13, 1999; two infant daughters, Anna Marie and Mary Jean; a son-in-law, John Schmitz and her siblings, Ray (Lewina) Nondorf; Joseph (Elaine) Nondorf and Florence (George) Imhoff.

Anna Mae is survived by 12 children, Ron (Betsy) of Highland; Jerry of Dodgeville;
Joseph (Patti), Dennis (Gail), Jeff (Chris) and Danny (Linda), all of Highland; Sandy (Rick) Gruber of Spring Green; Rodney(Julie) of Pelican Rapids, MN; Sue (Ken) Schamberger of Muscoda; Rita (Tom) Jacobson and Lynn (Todd) Hebgen, of Highland and Lori (Quintin) Greene of Spring Green; 23 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Ss. Anthony & Philip Catholic Church in Highland. Fr. Jim Murphy will celebrate with burial in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Monday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again on Tuesday after 10:00 A.M. Memorials to Upland Hills Nursing & Rehab would be greatly appreciated.

The family would like to express sincere gratitude to the many loving and caring staff at Upland Hills Nursing Home for the many years of tender care they have provided to our Mom and Grandma.