Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Obituary - Robert Edward Richter, Sr.

Robert Edward Richter, Sr. age 85, passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. 

Funeral services with Military Honors will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, January 27, 2023 at the Vansant-Mills Chapel in Clinton, Missouri. 

Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 PM prior to the service. Interment will be at a later date in the Lakeview Memorial Park in Cinnaminson, NJ.

Robert Edward Richter, Sr. was born on May 5, 1937 to Frank and Gladys Richter in the Bronx, New York. He spent his career in the US Marine Corp. Retiring as a Captain in the Marine Corp on January 1, 1976. On November 10, 1985, he founded The Marine Corps Mustang Association (MCMA), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The MCMA is a full member of and participant in the National Marine Corps Council of Agencies.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife Mary (Dunne) Richter, daughter Kathy Richter, and granddaughter Michelle Wulff-Richter.

He leaves behind two sons Robert E Richter, Jr. and wife Rita (Lightfoot) Richter, Gene Richter, step daughter Eva (Nilson) Matlock and spouse Paul Matlock, and step daughter Noreen (Nilson) Brooks, 10 grandchildren; Johnathon Wulff and spouse Lauren, Sarah Peterman and spouse JP, Courtney Meiners and spouse J.P., Jennifer Richter, Justin Richter, Paul Matlock and spouse Lauren, Sean Matlock, Matthew Brooks and spouse Lindsey, Neal Brooks and Mary Brooks, and he also leaves behind 12 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.

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