American Veteran 01

Richard Lee Barkel

January 31, 1936 ~ November 6, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Obituary

Richard L. “Dick” Barkel, age 86, of Coopersville passed away Sunday, November 6, 2022. Dick was born in Wright Twp. MI to the late Ernest and Sophia (Glace) Barkel. Dick was a graduate of Coopersville High School and served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of St Michael’s Catholic Church in Coopersville, a Life Member of the Knights of Columbus Council 9909 and a Gold Card Member of the Casino Club of Grand Rapids. Dick is survived by his wife of 65 yrs., Marie (Davidson) Barkel; daughter and son-in-law, Deb and Mike Wiggins; grandson, Brian Wiggins; several nieces and nephews; special cousin, Joel and Dawn Barkel and many additional cousins and special friends the Eddy Family. In keeping with Dick’s request cremation has taken place. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday November 15, 2022 at St Michael’s Catholic Church, 17150 88th Ave, Coopersville with Fr. Michael Hodges Celebrant. Private family interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery in Wright Twp. Relatives and Friends may greet the family 10 - 11 A.M.  Tuesday one hour prior to the service at church. Memorial donations may be made to Lori’s Voice, P.O. Box 66, Coopersville, MI 49404. Online condolences may be left on Dick’s tribute wall at www.throopfh.com

Throop Funeral Home

Coopersville 616-837-8161

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard Lee Barkel, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 15, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St Michael's Catholic Church
17150 88th Ave
Coopersville, MI 49404

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
November 15, 2022

11:00 AM
St Michael's Catholic Church
17150 88th Ave
Coopersville, MI 49404

SHARE OBITUARY

© 2022 Throop Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility