Richard “Rich” Lee Sullentrup, born July 1st, 1950 in Washington MO (the second of twelve children). He passed away on October 10, 2020, at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. James, MO. Rich was the son of the late Kenneth W. Sullentrup and his wife Evelyn (nee Kriete). Rich had a love for drawing and making cartoon sketches of people and characters. He also enjoyed dressing up for Halloween and being Santa at Christmas time for his nieces, nephews and children in the community.
He is survived by his daughters, Jessica Sullentrup of Washington MO, Rachel Giacopelli (Nick) of Troy, MO, Stepdaughter Deborah Miller (Mark) of DeLand FL; nine grandchildren, Devon, Justine, Justin, Brady, Erica, Brooke, Jessica, Sammy and Jacob. Siblings Terry (Jeanne), Gary (Ellen), Nancy Mittendorf, Mark (Sheri), Steve, Sharon Boedges (Ben), Dennis, Christopher (Sheila), Kenny Jr. (Joyce), and Lisa Holdmeier (Dale); and many more great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents Anthony & Sophia Sullentrup and Henry and Alice Kriete, his Sister, Sr. Carol Sullentrup, SSND and three nieces Sandy Sullentrup, Jamie & Julie Holdmeier.
A celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 2661 in Washington. Burial and Military Honors for US Navy Veteran Richard L. Sullentrup will be private at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
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