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Adafene (Anne) Richter, 66

Adafene "Anne" Richter, age 66, of New Richmond, died Monday, July 29, at her home.

She was born the daughter of Alex and Esther (Geschke) Belau on Sept. 17, 1946, in Watertown, Wis. Anne was known for her joyful heart and always had happiness and excitement for others. She enjoyed traveling, playing bridge, and trips to the casino. Anne especially loved spending many summers at the cabin with her beloved family. She is remembered as a best friend of Dan for 50 years, a loving mother and grandmother, and as aunt "Honey Bee" to her many nieces and nephews.

Anne was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Marilyn Ziesmer and Carol Shearer.

She is survived by her husband, Daniel; children Jennifer (Anthony) Struemke, Heidi (Joel) Hazzard, Daniel (Lisa) Richter, Kathryn (Lars) Larson; grandchildren,Hannah and Tucker Hazzard, Samantha and Parker Struemke, August and Sadie Richter, Lars and Lillian Larson; siblings Rose Degenhardt, Walter (Barbara) Belau, Sylvia (Jerry) Belknapp; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at New Richmond United Methodist Church. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Bakken-Young Beebe Chapel. Interment is in the New Richmond Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services Beebe Chapel of New Richmond.

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