Richard Fossen Sr.,
Richard E. Fossen Sr., 84, Stevens Point, died Sunday, May
29, 2016, at his home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday,
June 3, at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church of Holy Spirit Parish, with the Rev.
Thomas Lindner officiating. Burial will be in Guardian Angel Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m.
A memorial will be established in his name for the Humane
Society of Portage County.
Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Rosenau was born Sept. 16, 1936, in Oak Lawn, Ill., a
son of the late Robert and Anna (Colburn) Rosenau. As a child his family moved
to Iron Mountain, Mich., and he graduated from high school there in 1954.
He entered the U.S. Air Force June 18,
1954, in Milwaukee. He served until his honorable discharge Dec. 11, 1957,
after earning the Good Conduct Medal.
He returned to Michigan and enrolled in Northern Michigan
University, where he earned an accounting degree with a math minor in 1962.
He was married to Gail Dugas Sept. 5, 1959.
The couple moved their family to Plover in 1967.
He worked for the state of Wisconsin as an auditor for the
Department of Revenue for more than 30 years, retiring in 1994.
Survivors include his wife, Gail, Plover; three children,
Todd (fiancé Sharon) Rosenau, Springfield, Va., Joel Rosenau, Plover, and Kelly
(Neal) Schuh, Plover; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Mary Ann.