Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at Crawford Funeral Home in Jerseyville for Edward John Richter.
Mr. Richter, 89, formerly of Kampsville, died April 11 at Jerseyville Manor.
He was born July 29, 1929 in Calhoun County, the son of the late William Frederick and Zelda Catherine (Eschbach) Richter.
He spent the majority of his life in Kampsville as a commercial fisherman and was the owner and operator of the Richter Fish Market in Kampsville. He was a U.S. Navy Korean War veteran.
Surviving is his wife, Marcella (Kraushaar) Simpson Richter of Jerseyville; two stepsons, Gary Simpson and Phil (Peggy) Simpson; numerous step grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
A funeral profession will leave the funeral home at 11 a.m. to escort him to his final resting place, alongside his parents at the St. Anselm’s Catholic Cemetery in Kampsville. Full military rites will be given by Jerseyville American Legion Post #492.
Memorials may be made to the family.