Richard T. “Dick” Schlotterer

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 2/27/2009 17:00:00

Willard OH 44890 2/28/2009 13:00:00

Richard T. “Dick” Schlotterer, age 71, resident of Willard, Ohio passed away on Monday, February 23, 2009 at his home. He was born on March 12, 1937 in Willard to the late Karl and Lucille (Samuelson) Schlotterer and had been a life long resident. He is a 1955 graduate of Willard High School. Mr. Schlotterer was a retiree from R.R. Donnelley and had work with R.S. Hanline. He was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus and a former volunteer fireman.
He is survived by his wife, Dottie M. (Ray) Schlotterer, whom he married on Sept. 29, 1956; a son, Rick (Becky) Schlotterer of Plymouth; two daughters, Jenny (Bob) Siebenaller of Tiffin; and Karla Conway of Mason, MI; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; four sisters, Eda Briggs, Lucille King, Carol Schriner and Theresa Prendergast.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by six brothers, V. James, Bill, Karl, George, Louis and Joe Schlotterer; five sisters, Peggy Strauss, Marion Frederick, Rita Schlotter, Rose Kleinhans and Bertha Bapst.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard on Friday, February 27, 2009 from 5-8 PM where a prayer service will be held at 7:45 PM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 1:00 PM at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with Father Stanley S. Szybka officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the church for Masses. Online condolences can be made at


Pete Frederick - Feb 28, 2009

Aunt Dottie and family,
Know that I am thinking of you during this time. Uncle Dick was one of a kind. I always loved the chance to be around him. God bless.

Jolynn Ware - Feb 27, 2009

I am sorry to hear about Dick’s passing. Like Mary said, he is certainly rejoicing in heaven. He was a great, fun guy. He leaves so many with great memories of his life here on earth. God is with you all as you mourn the passing of this wonderful husband and dad. Jolynn

Troy & Sharon Predieri - Feb 27, 2009

Rick-sorry to hear of your Dads passing.We had some good laughs together at the Drive-Thru. You and the whole Schlotterer family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Troy-Sebastian, Florida

Sr. Sara Aldridge - Feb 27, 2009

Dear Dottie, Rick, Jenny, and Karla,
Please know of my thoughts and prayers for Dick and for each of you. I have so many good memories of shared times with Dick and you. The world is certainly a better place because of his life.

Bill & C B - Feb 26, 2009

Rick so sorry you lost your dad and Jeremy so sorry for the loss of your grandpa. Rick if you do not remember who I am. well I am Barbara Villarreal Sister and Jeremy I am sure you know who I am.
My and Bills Prayers are surely with you.
Hope Dottie is doing Ok. Give her our love and Prayers.
Bill and Claris (C B) Hicks

Larry Laser - Feb 26, 2009

Sorry to here of Dicks passing. We had a lot of great times at RRD.

dale stamper - Feb 26, 2009

Rick,Karla and Virginia sorry to hear of Dick’s passing he was a very good guy. Had many good times with him working at the drive thru. My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Mary E Weatherbie - Feb 26, 2009

To the Schlotterer family May God give your family comfort during this time of sorrow. We all know that Dick is with Our Lord rejoicing and celebrating with his loved ones who were waiting for him. He is singing, laughing, smiling and radiant with joy. I know how hard it is now for all of you as I just lost my father and my mother within 6 months of each other. God will see all of us through our loss of our loved ones. May all of your treasured memories give you comfort. We will keep all of you in our prayers.
Mary Funk Weatherbie and family

Marlene McKinney - Feb 26, 2009

Rick, Karla, & Virginia,
So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this diffficult time. Dick was a great guy and I will never forget the fun times we had together at the drive thru.

Roger Reed - Feb 25, 2009

MY Thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Dick & I were great buddies from the 1st grade all through high school, During our younger days many times playing marbles near where Dick grew up on Spring Street next to my Grand fathers grocery store. Oh!! how I remember, just like it was yesterday.
During the last day of our High School re-union I was so happy to be able to visit with Dick by saying good-bye with a great big ole’ HUG.
Roger Reed

Gene and Sandy Foley - Feb 25, 2009

Dear Dottie and family,
Gene and I were sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Virginia (Kessler) Dedrick and Family - Feb 24, 2009

Jenny and Family –
My sincere sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers and those of my family are with you during this difficult time.
Virginia (Kessler) Dedrick and Family

Nancy Buzzard Skeans and Roger Keller - Feb 24, 2009

Dear Carol and Lucille, We are so sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. Our prayers and sympathy are with you at thei time

Jane Hargrove Amstutz & David Amstutz - Feb 24, 2009

We were sorry to hear about Dick’s death. He was a great guy & a favorite classmate. We are glad we got to chat with him last time we were in Willard. Our prayers will be with your family.