Richard Frank Tuthill
Born: September 11, 1932
Died: March 27, 2012
Date: Sunday, April 1 4 – 7 PM
Location: Saint Ansgar
Date: Monday, April 2 11 AM
Location: Immanuel Lutheran Church
Date: Monday, April 2
Location: Kensett Cemetery
Richard was born on September 11, 1932 in Mason City, Iowa to Frankie and Clara (Tobsing) Tuthill. He was raised by his grandparents and uncle in Mason City. He graduated from Mason City High School. Richard entered into the U.S. Army in June 1950 and served until July 1953, serving as a combat medic in Korea, where he was highly decorated. He returned to Mason City and helped his Uncle Jack build houses.
Richard married Marjorie Crooks on April 20, 1960 in West Union, Iowa. He worked for Mason City Brick & Tile Comp. for 17 years; AMPI for 17 years and has been retired for the last 17 years.
Richard enjoyed fishing, hunting, trapping, his poker group in Kensett, traveling and playing cribbage.
Richard is survived by his wife Marjorie of St. Ansgar; two daughters, Rebecca (Anton) Lichtenberger of Richardson, Texas, Kristina (Bryan) Shupe of St. Ansgar; two sons, Brian Tuthill of Dallas, Texas and Bruce Tuthill of Mason City, Iowa; his sister Nancy Tuthill of Killeen, Texas; and his grandchildren, whom he loved; Aaron, Nathaniel and Sara Tuthill; Cody Malli; Reese and Emma Lichtenberger; Grace and Grady Shupe.
Family requests memorials be directed towards Marjorie.