Richard "Dick" Molinaro

Richard G. Dick Molinaro

1935 - 2013

Richard G. Dick Molinaro, 78, of Pleasant Prairie, died on Nov. 7, 2013, at Aurora Medical Center with his family by his side.

Born in Kenosha on June 15, 1935, he was the son of the late Frank and Theresa (Juska) Molinaro.

On Jan. 22, 1955, in Kenosha, he was united in marriage to his love, Sue Callahan.

He was employed with OMC/Johnson Motors and retired after 33 years of service. Dick also was a dedicated maintenance man who was employed with St. Peters Catholic Church, Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home and Wesley United Methodist Church. His meticulous work will never be forgotten.

He was a member of St. Annes Catholic Church and the NRA. Dick was an avid baseball, football, and Green Bay Packer fan and he excelled playing baseball. His hobbies include hunting, collecting, vegetable and flower gardening and feeding the many birds that visited his yard. Above all, his greatest joy in life was being with his family. Dick was always a proud father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Dick will be remembered by his wife of 58 years, Sue Molinaro; his five children, Debra Molinaro, Pam (Ken) Anderson, Sandy (Rick) Rice, Rick Molinaro and Jason (Dawn) Molinaro; his loving grandchildren, Katie Isermann, Amy (Steve) Zemlo, Kyle (Luciana) Anderson, Jonathan Salituro, Jeffery Salituro and Clayton Rice; and two beautiful great grandsons, Kaden Anderson and Charlie Zemlo.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his two brothers, Mike and Frank Molinaro; and his sister, Elaine Molinaro.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at

10 a.m. at St. Anne Catholic Church, 9091 Prairie Ridge Blvd., Pleasant Prairie. Relatives and friends are asked to meet at the church for the Mass. Interment will follow in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park. A visitation for Dick will be held on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nursing staff at Aurora Medical Center for the wonderful care they proved.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services

3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


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Published online at on Nov. 10, 2013