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October 17, 1945 – October 20, 2018

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Obituary for Richard L Mesch

Richard “Rich” L. Mesch, 73, passed away on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

A visitation will be held from 3-7 p.m., Wednesday, October 24 at the Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory and from 9-10 a.m., Thursday at the funeral home. Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 6 at the The Regina Caeli Chapel in Mount Calvary Cemetery immediately following the visitation on Thursday.

Rich was born on October 17, 1945 in Dubuque, Iowa the son of Raymond and Florence (Hoerner) Mesch.

He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged on October 9, 1976.

He worked at Dubuque Stamp for 41 years.

Rich was an avid Kansas City Chiefs and Iowa Hawkeye fan. He enjoyed golfing, drawing, Ford Cars and being with his friends at the Walnut Tap.

He cherished time spent with his kids and grandkids.

Rich was a proud Veteran. He enjoyed daily walks, especially by the Veteran’s Memorial Plaza in Dubuque. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 6.

He is survived by his children, Richard (Lisa) Mesch, Chad Mesch (girlfriend, Amanda Diers), and Angella (Brad) McDonnell; grandchildren, Austin and Allie Unsen, Tyler and Melia McDonnell, Anthony, Paige, Hannah and Madison Hutchinson, and Brandon Keen; two great- grandchildren, Caden Cook and Lila Hamilton; brother, Marvin (Patricia) Mesch; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Darla (Al) Frentress.

A Richard Mesch Memorial Fund has been established.

Special thank you to the “Walnut Crew” for always looking after our dad.

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First Visitation

When Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
2659 John F. Kennedy Road
Dubuque, IA 52002

Second Visitation

When Thursday, October 25th, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Egelhof, Siegert & Casper Westview Funeral Home and Crematory
2659 John F. Kennedy Road
Dubuque, IA 52002

Interment Information

Thursday, October 25th, 2018
Mount Calvary Cemetery
1111 Davis Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
Interment Extra Info
Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion, Post 6.