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Kenneth J. "Kenny" Richter

Kenneth J. "Kenny" Richter, 52, a lifelong resident of Elyria, passed away at his home Wednesday, June 5, 2013, following a lengthy illness. He was born February 6, 1961 in Elyria.

Kenny attended the Elyria City Schools and graduated with the class of 1979. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1979-80. Over the years he has worked in the landscaping business. He enjoyed camping and fishing.

Mr. Richter is survived by his wife, Carolyn Richter (nee Riley) of Elyria; son, Anthony Richter of Elyria; and daughters, Kaitlin Richter of Elyria, Laurie Napp of Arizona, and Georgetta Sharlow of Minnesota; two grandchildren; father, Westley Cooper, Sr. of Elyria and mother, Kay Kobb of Elyria; sister, Janelle Richter of Arizona; and brothers, Westley Cooper, Jr. of Arizona and Bryan Cooper of Elyria.

Friends may call 2 to 4 P.M., Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. A funeral service will be at 4 P.M. in the funeral home. Rev. Steve Haddix, River of Life Ministries, will officiate. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

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