Richard I. Dishaw

Kawkawlin, Michigan


    dishawphoto Richard passed away Sunday, January 23, 2011 at Medilodge of Sterling, age 80.  He was born February 18, 1930 in Bay City to the late Lawrence and Leta (Janisse) Dishaw.  He married Annabelle E. Zink on April 30, 1949; she predeceased him on September 16, 2002.  Richard was a semi-truck driver with General Motors Saginaw Manufacturing Plant Local 467 for over 33 years and retired on May 1, 1988.  He enjoyed fishing, traveling and woodworking. 

     Surviving are three sons: Lawrence G. Dishaw and Sharon Krohn, his children: Brian L. and Michelle Dishaw; and Jennifer M. and Jeramine Morris; their mother, Marie Nutt, Dennis R. and Bethany G. Dishaw and their sons: Jason D. and Bradley A. Dishaw, Michael J. and Debra K. Dishaw and their children: Matthew M. and Laura J. Dishaw, Adam R. Dishaw and Amy Lyn Dishaw, two great grandchildren; Parker James Morris, Emily Mack Dishaw and one sister, Juliann Meyer.  Richard was predeceased by his step-father, Peter Nowak, two brother in-laws, Carl Meyer and Walter Zink, three sister in-laws: Eleanor (Floyd) Talaga, Luella (Richard) Woodman, and Edna (Alex) Talaga.

     A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011 at 12:00pm at Squires Funeral Home.  Fr. Robert DeLand will officiate.   Family and friends will gather at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00am until the time of service.  In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Alzheimer’s Association or “Family Wishes.”

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