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Richard John Pelzer

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Richard was born on March 23, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, June 10, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Tipton, Iowa at the time of passing.

He attended country school near Atalissa through the 8th Grade and then proceeded to West Liberty High School where he graduated in 1945, at the age of 17.

Dick proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Family and friends may gather on Wednesday, June 14, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Fry Funeral Home for a time of visitation, with a public rosary preceding at 3:45 p.m. A funeral mass service will be held on Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 10:30 a.m., St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tipton. Interment with full military honors will conclude at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Tipton. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Raymond, Paul and Hubert Pelzer and sisters Eleanor McLachlan, Loretta Ruess and Mary Catherine Murphy, and grandson David Behrle... Read More Mobile Check-ins: - Visitation Information Rosary to begin at 3:45 Wed, June 14, 2017 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Fry Funeral Home 220 E. 6th Street Tipton, Iowa 52772 Thu, June 15, 2017 10:30 AM St. Mary's Catholic Church 208 Meridian Street Tipton, Iowa 52772 No Photos Yet What will you miss most about Richard.