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Richard P Placek

January 6, 1946 ~ March 26, 2020 (age 74)

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Richard Placek, 74 of New Lisbon passed away Thursday March 26th, 2020.

Richard was born on January 6th, 1946 in Chicago, IL to Stanley and Bernice ((Czosek) Placek.

Richard enlisted in the U.S. Army in December of 1963 and was Honorably Discharged in June of 1971. During this time he served 2 tours in Vietnam, one station being Quang Tri, with the 5th Infantry Division, Mechanized. He was awarded the Bronze Star as well as, the Army Commendation medals.

Richard is survived by daughters Heather (Robert) Heiden and Amber (Justin) Basara.

Granddaughters Katie and Sophia. Nieces and Nephews.

Richard was proceeded in death by his parents and his sister Dolores Pannarale.

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