Richard “Dick” A. Deering

Richard “Dick” A. Deering

Madison-Richard “Dick” A. Deering, age 86, passed away on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Oak Park Place surrounded by his family.

He was born on February 16, 1931 in Madison, WI, the son of Carl and Marvel (Ring) Deering. Dick served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 and was a member of VFW Post 1318 in Madison. Dick was united in marriage to Mary (Derra) Deering on August 6, 1955. He worked for many years at Research Product Corporation until his retirement.

Dick was a charter member of St. Peter Catholic church on the North side of Madison. He was a member of the ELKS and also a member of the MAGRA Golf Association.

Dick is survived by his 3 sons, Rock (Mary) Deering of Sun Prairie, WI, Randy (Cheryl) Deering of Madison, WI, and Scot (Cindy) Deering of Waunakee, WI; his grandchildren, Rad (Holly), Kai (Stephanie), Amyra (Jonathan), Andrew (Aeryn, Cammie and Nolan), Troy (Torie Beckwith), Zachary and Nicholas; great-grandchildren, Skye Ann and Parker; a brother, Robert Deering; a sister-in-law, Betty (John) Horan of Minnesota; a special nieces, Megan (John) Horan-Hengel and Denise Skuldt; a great-niece, Lauren; his lifelong friends, Dyanne and Don Meicher; Connie Roewer who was like a daughter to him; and many special friends at Oak Park Place.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary; and parents, Carl and Marvel Deering; and his siblings, Nancy, Ruth, Delmar, Alice and Don.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11am on Monday, October 30, 2017, at ST PETER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 5001 N Sherman Ave, Madison, with Msgr. Charles Schluter presiding. A visitation will take place at the church on Monday from 9am until the time of service. A burial will take place at Highland Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in Dick’s name to Agrace Hospice.

The family would like to thank Scott Frank and the staff at Oak Park Place and Agrace Hospice for all their love and compassionate care. T

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