Services for Richard Matthew Lenneman, 85, formerly of St. Michael were Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 St. Michael Catholic Church in St. Michael.
Interment with military rites was at St. Michael Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Allen Schumacher, Eric Lenneman, Adam Lenneman, Tony Duerr, Gordy Lenneman and Kevin Lenneman.
Mr. Lenneman died Thursday, Aug. 23, at Park View Care Center in Buffalo.
He was born Aug. 15, 1927, in St. Michael the son of Henry and Helena Haffner Lenneman.
He honorably served his country in the United States Army from 1953-1955.
On Nov. 25, 1955, Richard M. Lenneman and Margery M. Rotenburger were joined in holy marriage at the Church of St. Michael in St. Michael. God blessed their marriage with eight children.
He engaged in dairy farming west of St. Michael for many years.
He was a faithful, life long member of the Church of St. Michael in St. Michael and also belonged to the Catholic Aid.
He was a long time member of the St. Michael American Legion Post # 567.
Survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Margery M. Lenneman; children, Kenneth (Cheryl) Lenneman and Gerry (Laurie) Lenneman, all of St. Michael, Jane (Merle) Lenneman of Otsego, Michael (Sherri) Lenneman of Merrifield, Minn., Nancy (Leroy) Berning of Albertville, Patrick (Cindy) Lenneman and Ann (Kevin) Bistodeau all of St. Michael; 10 grandchildren, Eric Lenneman, Amanda (Nick) Moosbrugger, Sarah Lenneman, Adam Lenneman, Brandon Lenneman, Luke Lenneman, Brittany Berning, Jenna Berning, Emily and Abby Bistodeau; two sisters, Muriel (Ermin) Schumacher of Albertville and Marion Linneman of St. Michael; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by an infant daughter, Susan; his parents; brothers, Howard and Ronald; and by a sister –in- law, Delrose Lenneman.