March 27, 1936 - June 4, 2017


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Richard G. Stuntebeck, age 81, who passed away Sunday at the St. Cloud Hospital. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate and entombment will be at Assumption Mausoleum, St. Cloud. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and one hour prior to the services Friday at the church. Parish prayers will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Richard was born March 27, 1936 in St. Cloud to Isadore & Alwilda “Woody” (Henz) Stuntebeck. He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Richard married Barbara Meidl on Sept. 6, 1964 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Cloud. He worked in the auto body department at Baston Chevrolet and also for the US West Phone Company. Richard enjoyed working on cars and taking family trips. He was a giving person who was a hard worker and a good provider. Richard loved spending time with his grandchildren whom he loved very much.

Survivors include his children, Rick (Dana) of Prior Lake, Scott (Cheryl) of St. Michael and Kelly (Mike) Teff of Sauk Rapids; sister, Darlene Osborne of Reno, NV; and grandchildren, Devin and Dillon Stuntebeck, Kendra, Morgan and Gavin Teff, and Nick Hartman. Richard was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara on Jan. 16, 2011; sister, Nancy Stuntebeck; and infant sister, LaDonna.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to the staff at the St. Cloud Hospital for the wonderful care they provided to Richard.