August 22, 1942 - May 18, 2017
Resided in Clio, MI
Richard was born August 22, 1942 in Flint, Michigan to the late Richard A. Knispel and Marguerite (LaBombard) Gillette. He married Deanna Krebs April 12, 1996 in Fort Myers, Florida. Richard owned his own business, "Dick's Tree Service". He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Maple Grove. Richard enjoyed reading, auctions, garage sales, and was quite the barterer. Above all, Richard loved spending time with his family.
Surviving are: Wife, Deanna Knispel of Clio; Children: Kim Filek of Clio, Kathy Knispel-Whalen of Oscoda, Karen Knispel-Maciejewski of Humble, TX, Rob Knispel of Indianapolis, IN, Traci (John) Keigans of Raleigh, NC, Lisa Knispel of Auburn Hills, Joseph (Denise) Taylor of Montrose, and Randy (Kris) Taylor of Clio; Many grandchildren and great grandchildren; Siblings: Linda (Ken) Sprague, Bobby (Cindy) Knispel, Sonja (Ken) Sies, Mary (Barry) Brown, Bill (Lynn) Gillette, and Donna (Keith) Gordon; Brothers in law: Larry Streeter, and Bill Bennett; Many other loving family members and friends. Richard was also preceded in death by his son, Rick Knispel; Daughters: Kerrie Knispel, and Jaleen Knispel; Son in law, Jeff Filek; Sisters: Bev Streeter, and Beth Bennett; Brother, Tony Gillette; Step- mother, Ruth Knispel; Step-father, Arba Gillette. Please sign our guestbook or share an online condolence with the family at www.oguinnfh.com.
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Clio, MI USA 48420
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