Richard Schlegel Obituary, Death – Richard Edward Schlegel, who was 86 years old at the time of his death on December 14, 2018, passed away at Bridgeport Hospital. He considered the community of Fairfield, located in Connecticut, to be his permanent residence. Mr. Schlegel was the son of Harold and Mary Schlegel, both of whom have since passed away.
Both of Mr. Schlegel’s parents have also passed away. Mr. Schlegel outlived both of his parents, but they both ended up passing away. He was born in the city of Dubuque, which is found in the state of Iowa. After receiving his degree from Loras College, which is located in Dubuque, Iowa, he went on to have a successful career at General Electric Company, where he worked his way up the corporate ladder and eventually became a vice president.
He was an honorable Marine who did his country and the Marine Corps proud while serving in the Korean War. He was a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps. As a result of his involvement in the local community, he has held positions such as board member at the Thomas Merton House, former president of the Brooklawn Country Club, and board member, Eucharistic minister, and lector at St. Catherine of Siena Church in Trumbull, Connecticut.
In addition to that, he served as the president of the Brooklawn Country Club in the past. In addition to that, he was the president of the Brooklawn Country Club not too long ago. This was an impressive accomplishment. He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Marna Lois (O’Brien) Schlegel of Fairfield, Connecticut; four loving children Stephen and his wife Elena Schlegel of New Canaan, Connecticut; Elizabeth Schlegel Benyon and her husband Matthew McCrann of Fairfield, Connecticut; Richard Peter Schlegel of Austin, Texas; and Sarah and her husband Matthew McCrann of Hanover, Massachusetts; two sisters Sally Kressin and Betty Haverland both of Iowa; and eight cherished grandchildren His great-nephew George Schlegel, his great-niece Catherine Schlegel, his granddaughter Katherine Schlegel, and his grandson Thayer Schlegel all passed away before he did.