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Richard Lorenz

Richard Lorenz, 87, residing in Sandusky, passed away Friday morning, February 20, 2015 at Ohio Veteran's Home after a lengthy illness.

Dick was born on March 19, 1927 in Sandusky, OH to the late Charles and Minnie (Rinkle) Lorenz.

Dick was a Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard serving as a Merchant Marine. He was owner and operator of Dick's Carry Out where he remained active until his passing. Dick was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Moose Club, a 65 year member of Perseverance Lodge 329 F & AM, and the Amvets. In his spare time he enjoyed boating and golfing.

Dick is survived by his wife, Betty Jane "Betts" (Maschari) Lorenz, whom he married on April 8, 1948; two sons, Randy (Ann) Lorenz of Sandusky and Charles "Chuck" (Janet) Lorenz of Memphis, TN; six grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by his sister, Norma Poths.

Private family services will take place with entombment in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky. Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.

Those wishing to contribute to Richard's memory may do so to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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