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Richard A. Schuerman

May 21, 1953 - March 25, 2009

RIVERTON – Richard A. Rich Schuerman, 55, of Riverton died at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born May 21, 1953, in Springfield, the son of Leonard C. and Mary L. Crane Schuerman.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

He is survived by three daughters, Shelly (Brian) Bahlow of Springfield, Brandy Schuerman of Riverton and Jessica Schuerman of Edwardsville; a son, Scott Schuerman of Carbondale; a grandson, Brock Werner; his parents, Leonard C. and Mary L. Schuerman of Forsythe, Mo.; a sister, Bev Schuerman of Springfield; two brothers, John Schuerman of San Diego and Lenny (Colette) Schuerman and their daughters, Dawn and Nicky, all of Chicago; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Rich was a resident of Riverton for the past 20 years. He was a UPS driver for 29 years.

Rich was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was a beloved father, son, grandpa, brother, uncle, coach, teammate and friend. He was an avid sportsman and enjoyed listening to music. He was a family man with strong morals.

A memorial gathering will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2009, at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Riverton District 14 Athletic Fund for the Schuerman Athletic Scholarship Fund c/o Fred Lamkey, P.O. Box 530, Riverton, IL 62561.

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