Joseph Richard “Rick” Furrer Jr. died unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, July 3rd in Saint Louis, Missouri at the age of 66.
Beloved husband of Janice (nee Scheig); dear father of Emilie (Jason) Rolf, Joseph Richard III and Samuel; grandfather of Carson, Delainey and Albert Joseph “AJ”; brother of Mark (Kim) Furrer; Uncle of Kalen, Andrew, and Christina. Rick is preceded in death by Joseph Richard Sr. and Margaret (nee Seiffertt) Furrer.
Rick was born on August 13th, 1951 in Saint Louis, MO to Joseph Richard Sr. and Margaret. He graduated from Saint John Vianney High School in 1969. He married Janice in 1995. Over the years, the couple welcomed three children and three grandchildren into their home and Rick set about teaching them valuable life skills. His children remember him as a benevolent and nurturing father who encouraged them to pursue their goals.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 8th from 3-8pm at Kutis Funeral Home in Affton. Funeral services will start at 9:15am July 9th at Kutis. Then proceed to the funeral scheduled at 10am July 9th at Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Rick’s life.