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Richard Todd Neth

Pastor Gordon Harris
Organist ~ Shirley Orth
Congregational Hymns
“Amazing Grace”
“A Mighty Fortress is Our God”
Soloist ~ Linda Kronaizl
“Come to Jesus”
Armin Blaufuss
Karl Blaufuss
Mark Blaufuss
Kevin Carda
Darrell Dingman
Brian Goehring
Micah Goehring
Terry Goehring
Tyler Goehring
Wayne Hesman
Derek Mueller
Michael Neth
Paul Neth
Mick Rowe
Floyd Snoozy
Kerry Frey
Richard Kloucek
Michael Neth
Roger Neth
Steven Neth
David Walloch
Richard Todd Neth was born Monday, October 19, 1959 at Yankton, South Dakota to Marvin and Lois (Blaufuss) Neth. He was baptized by his grandfather, Rev. Theo Blaufuss on December 5, 1959. He was raised on the family farm south of Scotland. Richard was a 1977 graduate of Scotland High School where he was very active in FFA, football, and swing choir. He graduated from Mitchell VoTech in 1979 with a degree in Agricultural Management. Richard was united in marriage to Kim Goehring on June 6, 1981 at the Salem Reformed Church in Menno. They made their home on the farm where he grew up, and had just celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary. He enjoyed being outdoors on the farm and raised pigs, cattle, dairy cattle and farm crops. He was very good at mechanical work and fixing things. Richard was a life-long member of the United Church of Christ in Scotland where he sang in the Men’s Choir and served as an usher. He also sang in the Community Choir. He was very active with 4-H for 10 years. His other pastimes included golfing, camping, hunting, fishing, trap shooting, playing cards and shooting pool. Richard was a devoted husband and father, and took special joy in his daughter, Jenna, who was “the apple of his eye.”  Richard died suddenly on Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Irene, South Dakota at the age of 50 years, 1 month and 5 days.
Richard’s memory will be cherished by his wife Kim and daughter Jenna of rural Scotland; his parents, Lois and Gerard Hehn of Scotland; sister Janelle (Wayne) Hesman of Doniphan, Nebraska; brother Paul Neth of Eden Prairie, Minnesota; father- and mother-in-law Willard and Darlene Goehring of Menno; brothers-in-law Brian (Jessica) Goehring of Lesterville and Terry (Tracy) Goehring of Menno; nieces Megan, Kaitlyn, Stephanie, Tessa and Halle; and nephews Tyler, Michael and Micah.
Richard was preceded in death by his father, Marvin Neth; paternal grandparents, Richard and Lorna Neth; maternal grandparents, Theo and Margaret Blaufuss; and aunt, Margaret Johanna Blaufuss.

Friday, November 27, 2009
3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Goglin Funeral Home
Scotland, South Dakota
6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
United Church of Christ
Scotland, South Dakota

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Dear Lois and Gerard, We are so very, very sorry for your loss. We did not know Richard. But we have been lucky enough to have Lois as a member of our family since she married my Uncle Gerard. She is a wonderful, kind person with many talents and I am sure that her son, Richard, was the same. We can only hope that your fond memories, family and friends and faith will help you through. Mary and Duan

Duane and Mary White Dec 2 2009 12:20 AM

Dear Kim & Jenna, We are deeply saddened by your loss. We will cherish the memories of the fun times we spent together. We are with you during this time of grief. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Pat & JD

JD & Pat Newman Nov 30 2009 9:44 PM

Jim Roy & Anita Andree Nov 30 2009 9:26 PM

Dear friends, Your are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. We send you our deepest sympathy, knowing nothing can take away the pain, but hoping it helps to know others are sharing it with you. Ernest (Bud) and Marilyn Kratz

Ernest and Marilyn Kratz Nov 30 2009 2:56 PM

Dear Lois, Thank you for letting me know about your son. My heart goes out to you and your family. These words of sympathy are sent with a prayer that cherished memories will bring you peace. With deepest sympathy. Sally

Sally Miller Nov 30 2009 10:30 AM


BEN AND GAIL SLAMA Nov 28 2009 3:28 PM

Kim and Jenna, Sorry to hear of the passing of Richard. What a dear husband and Father. Remember all the good memories. May the Lord wrap his arms around you and comfort you. Our deepest sympathy. Phil, Linda and Spencer

Phil and Linda Neuharth Nov 28 2009 12:21 PM

Kim: My condolences to you & your family. Dale

DaleGoehring Nov 28 2009 10:57 AM

Kim, Jenna and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Richard. It is a great loss and our prays are with you all to get you through this time. He was a good man. Gods Angles are now taking care of him. Our thoughts are with you. Ron and Velma Sudbeck

Velma Sudbeck Nov 28 2009 9:50 AM

Kim and Jenna: Sorry to hear about the loss of your husband and father. It was a shock to us, we knew he was sick but a person nevers knows when the day will come.. Just like when we lost our son when he was 8 years old, just could not believe he was gone. Take care and please remeber all the memories of the good times and things you have done together. Betty

Don And Betty Woehl Nov 28 2009 8:32 AM

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