Richard F. Desotell, 77, of Menominee, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Bay Area Medical Center in Marinette, Wis. Richard was born on February 16, 1936, to the late Harris and Maybelle (DuCharme) Desotell in Menominee, Mich. 
Richard graduated from Menominee High School class of 1955. Richard served his country in the United States Army. He worked at Kargard Industries for 30 years and then at Lloyd-Flanders, retiring in 1998. Richard loved fishing, hunting, camping, metal detecting, and gambling. He also enjoyed football, watching the Menominee Maroons Junior Varsity and Varsity teams.
Richard is survived by three daughters: Betty Desotell, Barbara (Steve) Hansen and Amy (Mike) Desotell; three sons: Henry (Sherry) Desotell, Harris (Terry) Desotell and Kim (Lorrie) Desotell; "Me" brother, Robert (Sandy) Desotell; many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren; as well as his special friend, John King.
Visitation will take place at the Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home on Monday, August 5, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. The Vigil prayer service will begin at 6 p.m. with Deacon Steve Gretzinger presiding.