Richard Nelson Myers, age 93, of Cadillac, passed away comfortably on May 22, 2019 with his wife Catharine (Friess) Myers and granddaughter, Nicole DeRuiter at his bed side. Richard was born to John and Ella (Lattin) Myers in Hudson on March 16, 1926. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Guy, Glen, Paul, Rex, Louis, Robert, and his sisters, twins, Zena and Joyce, and son in-law, Paul Dykhouse. Richard married Catharine Friess on August 18,1948, he has three children, Linda Dykhouse of Cadillac, Wendy (Keith) Bainbridge of Vogel Center, Richard (Sherri) Myers of Falmouth, and an adopted son, Dean (Heather) Myers of Texas. Richard’s grandchildren are, Summer Dykhouse of Washington State, Kelly (Brian) LuedtKeof of Minnesota, Nicole (Mike) DeRuiter of Manton, Heather (Tom) Howlellt of Howling, Mi., Clint (Tonya) Myers of Cadillac, 12 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Richard was a veteran and had served in the US Navy during World War II, 1944 to 1946.
Richard had requested that his body be donated to anatomical research and there will be no services at this time. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain. Thoughts and prayers may be left at www.burkholderfamilyfuneralhome.com
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