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Richard L. Grauel

May 25, 1934 - March 5, 2022
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Soller-Baker Funeral Homes & Crematory, West Lafayette Chapel
1184 Sagamore Pkwy W.
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Thursday 3/10, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mass
Church of the Blessed Sacrament
2224 Sacramento Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Friday 3/11, 10:00 am

Richard Lee Grauel, born May 25, 1934, passed peacefully in his sleep March 5th, 2022, in his beloved residence in Fort Myers, Florida. He was preceded in death by his daughters Jalene S Watson and Michelle L Kusley and parents Adeline Miller and Bus Grauel.  He is survived by the love of his life MarjorieContinue Reading

Marty Utley left a message on March 21, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to my sweet Aunt Marge for the loss of the love of her life. Tom and I loved Richard. we know he will be missed by everyone. He was a great man. Love and prayers, Marty and Tom Utley
Marty Utley left a message on March 21, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to my sweet Aunt Marge for the loss of the love of her life. Tom and I loved Richard. we know he will be missed by everyone. He was a great man. Love and prayers, Marty and Tom Utley
Marty Utley left a message on March 21, 2022:
My deepest sympathy to my sweet Aunt Marge for the loss of the love of her life. Tom and I loved Richard. we know he will be missed by everyone. He was a great man. Love and prayers, Marty and Tom Utley
Catherine Burns left a message on March 12, 2022:
Sending love to all but with a sadness 💔 of Richard’s passing, although remembering with happiness all the great times we had with Richard and Shirley❤️ Much love from Catherine and Suleyman
Tam Brock Freeland left a message on March 11, 2022:
We are so sorry for your loss, Marge, along with Jeff, MaryAnn and Georgieann. Dick was always so enjoyable to be around. He helped us out one spring break with our daughter Lauren, who he and Shirley picked up from the airport during spring break, then lent her their car for the week. So very kind and thoughtful. We know he will be missed by many. - Our love to all of you - Tam & Rich Freeland
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Tam Brock Freeland left a message on March 11, 2022:
We are so sorry for your loss, Marge, along with Jeff, MaryAnn and Georgieann. Dick was always so enjoyable to be around. He helped us out one spring break with our daughter Lauren, who he and Shirley picked up from the airport during spring break, then lent her their car for the week. So very kind and thoughtful. We know he will be missed by many. - Our love to all of you - Tam & Rich Freeland
Tam Brock Freeland left a message on March 11, 2022:
We are so sorry for your loss, Marge, along with Jeff, MaryAnn and Georgieann. Dick was always so enjoyable to be around. He helped us out one spring break with our daughter Lauren, who he and Shirley picked up from the airport during spring break, then lent her their car for the week. So very kind and thoughtful. We know he will be missed by many. - Our love to all of you - Tam & Rich Freeland
Shawna Grauel left a message on March 10, 2022:
I will miss my brother. It has been a few years since we saw each other and I am so sorry for that. I do wish I was able to be there. He and Steve never missed an opportunity to tease me, so many memories.
Ron and Mary Brock left a message on March 10, 2022:
Marge and family, so sorry to hear of Richard passing. Also enjoyed visiting with him at EP Festival. We are thinking of you. Love Ron and Mary
Nancy Care left a message on March 9, 2022:
My Deepest Sympathy to Marge and families.
Terry W Maddox left a message on March 9, 2022:
It was with great sadness that I read today of the passing of my old friend and one time mentor Dick Grauel ! I first met Dick in 1971 at General Foods Corporation in Lafayette Indiana! I became assistant project manager to Dick in 1975 ! One day ,after 5 years of learning the craft from Dick ,he told me he was leaving to pursue his dream by opening the Mr Steve’s franchise! This opened his job , my dream job ,for me ! The rest is history and a huge part of his legacy! He was a good man and a great mentor and great friend! I saw him about 5 years ago and it was as if we had been in touch all those years! I’ve missed my old friend for many years and I miss him today! Rest In Peace my friend, you did well!
Nancy Nagel left a message on March 9, 2022:
My thoughts and prayers going out to Marge & family Richard was a loving, kind man.
Andrea left a message on March 9, 2022:
Sending our love and condolences to Grandma Margie and all of Grampa Dick's family and friends. Jacob spoke with Grampa Dick every week and that will be missed greatly. Love and hugs to Grandma Margie from Jacob, Andrea, and Colton
Jim and Madonna Compton left a message on March 9, 2022:
Marjorie, Punk and I are so sorry for your loss. We know you will miss him greatly. So many memories flood back of all the good times we had with this self made, always positive, entrepreneurial man. Richard was always so supportive of me while I was building my career. I remember visiting with Richard many years ago in his big building in Saw Mill Run, I would never have believed that 30 years later, with his help, I would own his building! Sadly, we are in Florida and will not be able to attend his services, but please know that you are both in our hearts and prayers. Jim and Madonna Compton
Anthony Joseph Cadwallader left a message on March 8, 2022:
My grandpa was one of the smartest people I've ever talked to. He told me ''All joy in life is achieved by hard work!'' Nothing could be more true! I love you and will miss you grandpa. Though we can't sneak off to Verns for biscuits and gravy anymore.. I will keep the conversations and memories of those times In my heart always! Love A.J.(the nickname given to me by grampa Grauel as a baby)Cadwallader
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
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