Richard E. Altendorf, 81, formerly of N Roger Street, Port Washington died Thursday, June 1, 2006 at Sunnyridge Nursing Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.
He was born December 6, 1924 in Port Washington to Frank E. and Ilma B. Hiller Altendorf. After graduating from Port Washington High School he studied engineering at Ripon College. In 1943 he joined the Army and served as a rifleman in World War Two. After the war he met Elizabeth “Betty” Greenwood of Marshfield, Wisconsin. They married at the First Methodist Church in Marshfield on August 20, 1949. Dick was an independent insurance salesmen for 34 years working for Roberts and Ryan Agency, A.N. Ansay & Associates and running his own business, Altendorf Agency, on W. Grand Avenue. He was a former member of the Port Washington Kiwanis and Friedens Church in Port Washington.
He is survived by his wife Betty of Milwaukee and 5 sons, Alan (Theresa) Altendorf of California, Jon (Gail) Altendorf of Cudahy, Barry (Sue) Altendorf of Port Washington, Mark (Laurie) Altendorf of Nekoosa, Wisconsin and Roger (Wendy) Altendorf of Raleigh, North Carolina. Further survived by grandchildren Amber, Jason and Charles Julian “CJ” Altendorf, great grandchildren Bryson and Madison Altendorf-Massie, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his sister Mary Altendorf and brother Fred Altendorf.
Pastor Don Zahurance of Friedens Evangelical Church will officiate funeral services 3 pm Sunday June 4 at the funeral home. Interment in Union Cemetery. Visitation from 1 – 3 pm Sunday at the Funeral Home. Memorial appreciated.