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Richard F. Westenkirchner

October 25, 1949 ~ November 12, 2011 (age 62)

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November 15, 2011

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
Altoona, PA

November 16, 2011

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
Altoona, PA

Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
Altoona, PA

Richard F. Westenkirchner, 62 of Bellemeade Manor, Altoona died Saturday afternoon November 12, 2011 at Altoona Regional Health System, Altoona Hospital Campus.
He was born October 25, 1949 in Altoona a son of the late Paul F. and Etta (Schooley) Westenkirchner.
Surviving are a brother Paul R. Westenkirchner and his wife Sandy of Winchester, VA; a niece Sue Trussell in Virginia and a nephew Paul R. Westenkirchner, Jr. in Ohio.
Richard was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Altoona.
He was a 1969 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a 1971 graduate of the Altoona School of Commerce with an Associate Degree in Business majoring in accounting. He also had attended classes at the Altoona Area Vo-Tech School for machinist training and electronics.
Richard enjoyed playing and teaching guitar and especially liked country and bluegrass music.
Friends will be received from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday November 15, 2011 and 10-11 a.m. Wednesday November 16, 2011 at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc., 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Paula Schmitt officiating. Interment will be made at Calvary Cemetery, Altoona.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Foster Plaza #11, 790 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.
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