Norma "Mickey" R. Richert, age 91, went to her eternal home April 9, 2023 at Our House Residential Care Facility. She was born September 4, 1931, in Sauk County, Wisconsin, to the late Henry and Amanda Wagner.
Mickey was known for her warm and friendly personality, and her unwavering love for her family and friends. She was a devoted wife to her late husband, Melvin Richert, whom she married May 27, 1950, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg, Wisconsin. Together, they built a life full of love and cherished memories.
Mickey was a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She took great joy in spending time with her family and was always there to support and encourage them in all their endeavors. Her nurturing and selfless nature will be dearly missed by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Mickey spent nearly 26 years working at Flambeau and in her retirement, she had a passion for camping, and fishing while out enjoying the world. In addition to her love for family and her dogs, Mickey enjoyed gardening, and spending time in nature. She had a green thumb and took great pride in her beautiful gardens.
Mickey will be fondly remembered and deeply missed by her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and all those who knew and loved her. Her kind spirit, loving heart, and warm smile will forever be cherished in their hearts.
She is survived by her daughter Joy (Les) Parrish, sons; Steven (Jessica) Richert, and Daniel (Lisa) Richert, 4 grandchildren, 8 step grandchildren,8 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren and one on the way, sister; Bernice Herritz, and sister-in-law Lavern Wagner, along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. Mickey is preceded in death by her husband Melvin, parents, 3 sisters, 5 brothers, 4 brothers in law, 3 sisters in law, and her daughter Bonnie.
Mickey's legacy of love and kindness will live on in the hearts of those she touched. May she rest in eternal peace, reunited with her beloved husband, Melvin.
Funeral service will be held Friday, April 14, 2023 at 11 A.M. at St John's Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Beth Voigt officiating. Interment will follow at St. Patricks’ Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 A.M. until the time of service at the church. Memorials can be made to St John's Lutheran Church or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.
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