Obituary: Richard P. “Rick” Barthel


February 05, 1967 – September 13, 2019

information provided by Smits Funeral Homes

Richard P. “Rick” Barthel, age 52, suddenly, late of Momence, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019.

Dear father of Derek (Angelica) Barthel. Beloved brother of Cynthia (Richard) Gunkel, Anne (Jay) Lauritzen, and Patricia Talbot. Kind uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Richard Sr. and Patricia Barthel. Rick had a good heart, was loved by many, and will be greatly missed by all.

Memorial visitation Saturday, September 28, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 3:00 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, James E. Janusz Director, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt. 30 & Pleasant Springs Lane), Dyer IN 46311.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions c/o the Barthel Family would be greatly appreciated.