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Blair L Richter

November 28, 1959 — August 17, 2020

Blair L. Richter
Paullina, Iowa
Services for Blair L. Richter, age 60, of Paullina who passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at Orange City Area Health. His graveside service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, August 24, 2020 at Prairie View Cemetery in Paullina.
Visitation with family present will be from 3 – 5 P.M. on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.


November 28, 1959
Primghar, Iowa
August 17, 2020
Orange City, Iowa

Graveside Services
10:30 A.M. Monday August 24, 2020
Prairie View Cemetery; Paullina, Iowa
Rev. Jeff Whitt Officiating

Mike Moerman Jon Moerman Austin Buurman
Jessica Moerman Leah Albaugh Hannah Dau
Curt Pearson Luka Pearson Junior Siepka
Skylar Siepka Megan Beck Logan Dau
Chad Dau Cory Dau
Evan Dau Barry Sieh
Lee Moerman Kenneth Nelson
Neil Jurgensen Kent Jurgensen

Prairie View Cemetery
Paullina, Iowa

Arrangements under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa

Blair Leslie Richter the son of Leslie and Maxine “Deanie” (Rogers) Richter was born November 28, 1959 in Primghar, Iowa. He attended school in Paullina graduating from Paullina High School in 1978, where he enjoyed playing baseball. He went on to attend Northwestern College in Orange City and later Northwest Iowa Community College in Sheldon. He was employed at Jay’s Restaurant in Sanborn as a cook and bartender for a few years. He moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he resided for five years and was the manager of the Golden Kettle Restaurant. Upon returning to Paullina, he started farming with his dad and later took over the family farming operation. During this time, he worked part time as a bartender in different bars in the area. He retired from farming because of ill health. He moved to the Prairie View Retirement Home in Sanborn on August 2, 2019. He passed away on Monday, August 17, 2020 at the Orange City Area Health System in Orange City, Iowa reaching the age of 60 years, eight months and nineteen days.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Paullina. He enjoyed family times, bowling, going to the casino, softball in his younger years and was a Iowa Hawkeye and New York Jets fan.
Blair leaves to cherish his memory his father, Leslie “Les” Richter of Sanborn, Iowa; a sister, Sandy Pearson of rural Granville, Iowa; three nieces and one nephew, Lezlie Pearson and Amanda (Lee) Moerman all of Orange City, Iowa; Elizabeth Siepka of Colton, South Dakota and Andrew Pearson of rural Granville, Iowa; seven great nieces and nephews, Michael, Jonathan, Jessica Moerman, Curtis and Lukaus Pearson and Skylar and JR Siepka also other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Maxine “Deanie” Richter, brother-in-law, Carvell Pearson, and nephew-in-law, Nik Siepka.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, August 23, 2020

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Home - Paullina

217 East Logan Street , Paullina, IA 51046

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Monday, August 24, 2020

10:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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