Richard Henderson
1942 - 2020

Henderson, Richard Dee

BARABOO - Richard Dee Henderson, age 78, of Baraboo, passed away on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. Richard was born on Sept. 5, 1942, in Baraboo, the son of Ralph and Vada (Washburn) Henderson.

On April 26, 1979, Richard married Mary Jean Laeseke in Merrimac. Richard worked as a cook with his parents at Henderson's Restaurant in Baraboo. During his retirement, he worked part time as a school crossing guard and parking lot attendant at the Baraboo Senior High School. Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the National Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; three children, Todd, Carrie and Tony; and 11 adopted children, Kevin, Travis, Matthew, Andy, Lee, Patricia, Melissa, Susan, Albert, Joseph and Brian.

In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by a daughter, Danielle; and a brother, Robert.

In keeping with his wishes, no formal services will be held at this time. Baldwin Funeral Services, 520 East St., Baraboo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Published by on Nov. 20, 2020.
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I´m so very sorry to hear about Richard. I ALWAYS had a soft spot in my heart for you both. He loved his family more than anything. My prayers are for you and the children. He will never be forgotten.
Tom Fiese
November 25, 2020
Sorry to hear of Dick´s death. I was a classmate.
Mary Goddard Larson
November 21, 2020