Richard E. Andrysiak
1944 - 2021
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Andrysiak, Richard E. Galesburg, MI Dick passed away Saturday, January 23, 2021 at his home in Galesburg. He was born May 27, 1944 in Kalamazoo, the son of Eugene and Mary (Kurlenda) Andrysiak. Dick proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. For many years he worked as an auto body technician until his retirement in 2010. In his free time Dick enjoyed cars, racing, tinkering in his garage and 4-wheeling. He was a member of the Otsego VFW Post #3030 and the Sundowners 4-Wheeling Drive Club. Surviving are his life partner, Evelyn Blain; children; Mike (Paula) Andrysiak, Lisa (Vern) Nelson, Jason Andrysiak and Beth (Steven) Trice; step-children, Collen (Steve) Bowker and Robb (Jana) Blain; step-daughter-in-law, Cindy Blain; grandchildren, Zachary, Kevin, Brandan, Mark, Eva, Robby, Lorin and Brian; his sister, Rosalie (Don) Philipp along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Chuck and John; step-son, Rick Blain and nephew, Rob Philipp. Friends may visit with Dick's family from 12-1 PM, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 P.M., at Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South in Kalamazoo with celebrant, Bill Rose officiating. In accordance with Covid -19 guidelines a limit of 25 people at a time will be allowed and masks and social distancing will be required. Contributions in memory of Dick may be made to Otsego VFW Post #3030. Messages of condolence may be posted at WinkelFuneralHome.com.



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Published in Kalamazoo Gazette from Jan. 25 to Jan. 26, 2021.
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JAN
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Graveside service
02:00 PM
Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
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January 25, 2021
Dick was a dear friend to Tom, working at the Body Shop together and helping us build our garage. His smile was huge and they enjoyed go to car meets, auctions together. He will be missed as well as Tom Prayers to all the family
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