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Richard Hofstetter

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“I first heard about Rick when I started swimming my junior year in high school. I would see his times listed in Swimming World. I was not a...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Colin Hampton - Clermont, FL

“Oh Rick, Rick, ... my dear friend ..., I am so sad. Such memories we shared, from age group swimming together as early as before our teen years ...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bruce Rogers - Mississauga, ON

“We enjoyed working with Rick; he will be missed both here and at the Story Inn! ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Rick will be missed by so many and his wonderful Story Inn. We know where is Ghost will be...Missing him David and Terri Young, Indianapolis. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Rick was a student of my late father's in the 1970s. I knew him as a kid back then and then again when he bought the Story Inn in 1998. I used to...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Gregory Travis - Bloomington, IN

“Heartbreaking loss. May Rick Swim in Eternal Peace ❤ ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Maria Tamer - IN - friend

“So saddened to lose this man. My husband and I shared many dinners at Story Inn ...enjoying the wonderful, unique atmosphere, music & ambience Rick...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Denzio's - Naples, FL

“Oh my, our heartfelt condolences go out to Rick's family and friends. As longtime part time neighbors and lovers of Story and the area, we will miss...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Tim & Darby Casady - Zionsville

“To all the family: sending prayers for strength and peace at this difficult time; please know that friends do care and share your sorrow. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Joe & Judy Persinger - Sey, IN

“Rick always supported my own vision and creative ventures. There is place on earth as magical as Story. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Molly Head - Indianapolis, IN

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Richard was born on August 27, 1956 and passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019.

Richard was a resident of Indiana at the time of passing.

Rick received his Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree from Indiana University where he was on the swim team from 1972 until 1976 and still holds the title of many records.

Visitation will be Friday, October 11, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at 3:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 East Washington Street.