Arthur A. Richardson Jr.

MUKWONAGO, Wis. – Arthur A. Richardson Jr., of Mukwonago, Wis., formerly of Gladstone, died on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Seasons Hospice in Waukesha, Wis., at the age of 75. He was born in Waukesha, Wis., on Jan. 16, 1939, the son of Arthur and Katherine (nee Italiano) Richardson Sr. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1958 until 1962. On April 9, 1960, he married Anita Jean Sholtz. Arthur worked for Wilde Pontiac Cadillac as an automobile technician, retiring in 2002. In his retirement Arthur and Anita moved to Gladstone where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and his retirement. In 2013 Arthur and Anita returned to the Mukwonago, Wis., area.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of 54 years, Anita of Mukwonago, Wis.; their children, Cory (Bill) Hurst of Waukesha, Wis., Tim (Amy) Richardson of Mukwonago, Wis., Rene Liska of Mukwonago, Wis. and Scott (Kristy) Richardson of Palmyra, Wis.; and his mother Katherine Caucutt. He was the dear grandfather of Andy and Jessica Hurst, Leah and Luke Richardson, Tiffany Peltonen, Chloe Liska and Hailey, Abby and Oaklee Richardson. He is further survived by his brother, Joseph Richardson of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. until the time of the 1 p.m. funeral service at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha, Wis. 53186. Rev. Kris Androsky will preside. Full military honors will follow the service at the funeral home. Memorials in Arthur’s name are appreciated to the National Rifle Association of America (NRA) 11250 Waples Mill Road Fairfax, Va., 22030. Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at (262) 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.