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George H. Richter Sr.

George H. Richter Sr., 84, Elizabeth, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2007, at Indian Creek Health and Rehabilitation Center in Corydon.
Born March 26, 1923, in Louisville, he was the son of the late George and Florence Heinz Richter.
He was a retired fork lift operator and tobacco bullpen worker for Lorrilar Tobacco Co. in Louisville and a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon.
Survivors include his wife, the former Violet Barton; six sons, Michael, Robert, John and George Jr., all of Elizabeth, James Richter of Taswell and Raliegh Richter of Maben, Miss.; a daughter, Tonya Porter of New Albany; a brother, Joseph Richter of Louisville; two sisters, Ruby Weikle and Delores Richter, both of Louisville; and three grandsons.
Visitation: Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 20, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, Dec. 20, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial in Rose Hill Cemetery in Elizabeth.
Officiant: Father Dan Atkins.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the family to help with funeral expenses.

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