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Richard Nieuwenhuis

June 6, 1943 — February 9, 2019

Richard “Dick” Nieuwenhuis, 75, passed away on February 9, 2019 at his home in Wausau.

He was born on June 6, 1943 in Wausau to Ben and Theresa (Stadler) Nieuwenhuis, Dick was one of eleven children.  Dick is survived by his sister, Elaine (Doc) Knapp, brother, Tom (Betty) Nieuwenhuis, son, David (Julie) Junge, grandson, Chase (Jane) Junge and many nieces and nephews.

Dick was the owner of Dick’s Auto Body for 36 years.  Not only was he an excellent mechanic, he was also a competitive motorcycle and snowmobile racer.  Dick had so many wonderful friends.  He will be especially missed by the breakfast gang at the Red Apple.  Family was everything to Dick.  He took such good care of all of us.  We will miss him every day.

A private memorial celebration will be held at a later date.  You may sign our family guest book at helke.com

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