Richard Dewulf

1949 - 2020

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Richard Dewulf, 71, of Findlay, passed away on Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Bridge Hospice Care Center. He was born on June 11, 1949, in Findlay to the late Andre and Shirley (Downs) Dewulf. He married Dotty (Furtado) and she survives. Dick is also survived by his sons: Greg (Sarah) Dewulf of Maumee and Cole Dewulf of Findlay; daughter, Mandi (Todd) Brinkman of Oregon, OH; brother, Michael (Dotty) Dewulf of North Baltimore; sister: Sherry (Michael) Harris of Findlay; and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Tom and Andre Dewulf; and sister, Laura Longnecker. Dick retired from Chrysler after 37 years. He was an avid Ohio sports fan throughout his life and enjoyed wildlife. He was devoted husband, father, and grandfather. A service will be held in the coming summer in the yard that he loved. Arrangements are being handled by SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Dick's honor to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.smithcrates.com.


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    A service will be held in the coming summer in the yard that he loved.



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To : Dotty
Date :Wednesday, December 30th 2020
From : Kathy Garlick DeWulf
I am so very sorry for your loss may God you and your family near and dear to his heart during this very devastating time.
My mother's maiden name was DeWulf I would like to find out if your husband was related to my family. My mother's mothers name was Martha DeWulf from Belgium.



To : Sherry
Date :Wednesday, December 30th 2020
From : Diane Dave Lentz
Sherry and family,
So very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers to you all.
Love Diane & Dave



To : Dotty and Family
Date :Wednesday, December 30th 2020
From : Brittany Cottrill Lloyd
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know I am thinking of you.



To : Dotty and family
Date :Wednesday, December 30th 2020
From : The Orians Family
Dear Dotty,
Our deepest sympathies to you and the family on the passing of Dick. He was always a favorite of my whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Heaven gained a special one!
Sincerely,
The Orians Family, The Shaffer Family, and Debra Tursky




To : Dotty and family
Date :Wednesday, December 30th 2020
From : The Orians Family
Dear Dotty,
Our deepest sympathies to you and the family on the passing of Dick. He was always a favorite of my whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Heaven gained a special one!
Sincerely,
The Orians Family, The Shaffer Family, and Debra Tursky




To : Dotty family
Date :Friday, January 1st 2021
From : Dan Grace DeVaul
So sorry for your loss. I lost contact with Dick sometime back but always still felt of him as a friend forever. I'll always regret that we didn't reconnect at some point. In our hearts forever.



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