Richard McClish, 75

Richard L. McClish, age 75, of Mendon, died Friday Dec. 13, 2013 at his home. He was born in Mendon on Sep. 25, 1938 the son of the late Hosea L. and Gladys (Helwig) McClish. He was a 1956 graduate of Mendon High School. He was a heavy equipment operator involved in commercial construction during his working years. In his spare time he enjoyed time spent at his cabin up north in Wetmore, hunting, and raising hunting dogs.

Richard is survived by four children, Robin Kay Schwenk of Portage, Scott (Cindy) McClish of Mendon, Penny McClish of Colon, and Todd (Nancy) McClish of Mendon; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; and by two brothers, Eugene and Donald McClish.

In keeping with his wishes, cremation has been conducted. A memorial pot-luck dinner is planned for Thursday Dec. 19th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Burlington Fire Department. Assistance was provided by the Eickhoff Funeral Home of Mendon. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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