Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


September 22, 2013

Nelson Richter

Nelson R. Richter, 91, Sunman, passed away Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at his residence.

He was born April 12, 1922, to Walter and Augusta Tangman Richter at home near Sunman.

Nelson starting farming when he was a teenager, and it was his lifelong passion. He was also a member of St. Stephen Lutheran Church. Nelson had numerous collie dogs and never turned away a stray.

Survivors include his first cousins Lavonne Huber, Sunman, Viola Torwelle, Greensburg, and Kendall Gunter, Batesville; and many dear friends.

Visitation for friends and family will be Thursday, Sept. 26, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. followed by funeral services officiated by Pastor Chad Adamik at Cook Funeral Home, Sunman. Burial will follow in St. Stephen's Cemetery, Spades.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Sunman Rural Fire Department, Sunman Area Life Squad or any charity. Personal condolences can be left for the family at

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