Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Beloved husband of Sally Syberg (nee Gumpert) for over 64 years; dearest father of Deborah (Raymond) Bunse, Richard (Robin Plohr), Fawn (Ronald) Lindquist, Dennis (Shelly), Kirk (Lisa) and Brett Syberg (Heather Trimborn); loving grand-father of Scott, Aaron, Rebecca, Meredith, Sarah, Mary, Ric, Joshua, Tayler, Carly, Robert, Jacob, Melissa, Benjamin, Brianne, Nathan, Timothy, Maddison, Conner, Austin, Payton, and Carson; great-grandfather of 21; dear brother-in-law of Jennie (Jerry) Kausch and Phil (Judy) Gumpert; our dear grandfather-in-law, uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Richard had an infectious smile. He was an extremely hard worker that instilled family values in the countless lives he touched. Animal lover, Cardinals fan, slotplayer and amazing cook. His legacy is going to live on through his family, who will continue to strive to make him proud.
Services: Funeral Mass at St. Simon The Apostle Catholic Church on Friday, April 20 at 12:30 p.m. Interment J.B. National Cemetery. No flowers, please. Memorials to Gateway Pet Guardians, 5321 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110 or Wellspring Journey Project, 3284 Taylor Ave., Bridgeton, MO 63044. A service of Kutis Affton Chapel.