Richard (Dick) Muir Fletcher, age 78, of West Olive, passed Wednesday, September 26, 2007 at the Hospice House of Holland.
Dick was a graduate of East Grand Rapids High School and the University of Michigan where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Fraternity. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. St. Paul as Lieutenant J.G.
He was owner of Fletcher Realty Company and past president of the Michigan Association of Realtors. He was an active member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Grand Haven and a past member of Grace Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids. He was a past member of the Grand Rapids Athletic Club, The Wisemen’s Club of the YMCA, the Grand Rapids Rotary and Kent County Club.
He is survived by his wife, of nearly 54 years, Laura (Lollie) and children:
Linda and Steven Daab of Olathe KS
Bradlee and Kristine Fletcher of Aurora IL
Lauren and Madeline Daab
Matthew and Ryan Fletcher
Nannette Fletcher Moore of Miami FL
Numerous nephews, nieces and cousins
In keeping with Richard’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held 3:00 PM Monday, October 1, 2007 at Grace Episcopal Church, 1815 Hall Street in Grand Rapids with a reception immediately following at the church. Reverend Henry Idema III will be officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church, 524 Washington St. Grand Haven MI 49417 or Hospice House of Holland, 270 Hoover Blvd. Holland MI 49423. Arrangements are by Lakeshore Memorial Services. An on-line registry book is available at www.lakeshorememorial.com for those who cannot attend the services.
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