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Richard "Dick" Zander Obituary
Zander, Richard "Dick"
88, of Sun Lakes passed away peacefully while listening to his favorite show tunes with his family on Tuesday, May 24. "Dick" was born in Chicago, IL, on December 29, 1927. He married the love of his life, Dotty, in 1955. They had 3 children: Jan (Mrs. Steve) Lutz, Bob Zander (married to Monica Eorgoff), and Barb Bieschke. He had five grandchildren: Richard, Taylor and Parker Lutz, and Caren and Tyler Bieschke. Dick enlisted into the Navy upon graduation from Amundsen High School in Chicago. Following his Navy discharge, he went to Lake Forest College, was a member of Delta Chi fraternity, and received his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He worked in the insurance industry his whole life, working for many companies, finishing up at Kemper Life Insurance. His work also moved his family from Chicago to Lake Oswego, Oregon and Olympia, Washington. Dick was an avid golfer, and he and Dotty retired to Sun Lakes, AZ, in 1990 so they could enjoy golf all the time. Dick and Dotty also travelled all over the world in their retirement. Dick was a wonderful husband, father and friend. A family celebration of his life will take place in Chicago. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.legacy.com/obituaries/azcentral/
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 28, 2016
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