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Rosehill Cemetery
Sunday November 8th, 2020

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Richard Ray Zander

Richard Ray Zander was born June 1, 1963 to Willard and ElNora (Schweinforth) Zander in Tyndall, South Dakota. As a child Richard attended Blaha Country School. After graduating from Scotland High School, Richard attended Mitchell Technical Institute and received a degree as an auto technician. He then worked as an auto mechanic in Rapid City, South Dakota and later took a job at the Scotland COOP, bringing him back home. Richard also drove semi and eventually took to farming with his father.
Richard married Linda Baltzer March 26, 1999 in Tyndall, South Dakota.
Richard will be remembered as a courteous brother and a loving, caring husband and step-father. He always enjoyed a good time with many friends. Anyone who knew Richard, knew of his kind hearted personality and his notorious off-the-wall comments that he loved so much. You could always tell something was coming with that famous smirk of his. Richard was a happy-go-lucky person that enjoyed life to the fullest.
Richard passed away on November 4, 2020 at the age of 57.
Richard will be remembered by his mother ElNora Zander; wife Linda Zander; sisters Beverly (Orlyn) Evenson and Diana (Hugh) Ames; brothers Wayne Zander and LeRoy (Diane) Zander; stepsons Paul Baltzer and Billy (Kristi) Schneider; step-granddaughters Morgan and Avery Schneider and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Willard Zander and grandparents.

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We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Richard. Linda, we think the world of you and consider you family. We are so sorry for your loss and the loss for the whole Zander family.

Scott and Julie (Schelske) Hayes Nov 12 2020 4:30 AM

So very sorry Linda. Richard was a good friend. My sympathy to you and the Zander family.

Faye Burke Nov 12 2020 1:36 AM

So very sorry, Richard left us too soon. Lifting the Zander family up in prayer.

David Mehlhaff Nov 10 2020 5:36 PM

So sorry for your loss. May God walk with you through your loss.

Sheryl and Kelly Frey Nov 10 2020 6:10 AM

Thinking of you Linda. Take care.

Mary Ann Blachnik Nov 10 2020 2:37 AM

Our dear Linda, we are so sorry for your loss. We are not that far away. We are here for you always.

Deono and Lonna Miller Nov 10 2020 1:24 AM

Richard is a one of a kind person. I always had a good time talking to him. I for one will greatly miss our little conversations. "RIP young man"

Duane Hochatein Nov 9 2020 4:18 PM

I am so sorry for your loss Linda. My thoughts continue to be with you during this time. Hugs my friend.

Pam Bell Nov 9 2020 3:08 PM

I am so saddened to hear of Richard's passing. My deepest sympathy to ElNora, Linda and all the Zander family.

Marcia Hille Nov 9 2020 6:59 AM

I am so sorry for your loss

Barb Murphy Nov 9 2020 3:48 AM

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