Richard L. Teuscher Jr.

CHAMPION – Richard L. “Ryk” Teuscher Jr., 59, died of a sudden heart attack Thursday evening, March 27, 2014.

He was born Oct. 8, 1954, in Warren, the son of the late Richard L. and Patricia LeGay Teuscher Sr.

He was a lifetime Trumbull county resident.

Ryk was a 1972 graduate of Warren Western Reserve High School and was employed in maintenance at Arcelor Mittal Steel in Warren (formerly Republic-LTV Steel), where he had worked for 41 years.

Ryk was an avid golfer, and enjoyed bowling and had bowled on area leagues for many years. He loved motorcycling and playing billiards, and played in the APA league. He had also played and umpired league softball.

He is survived by his wife, Michelle R. Pereces Teuscher, whom he married Aug. 19, 1995; one son, Richard C. (Vanessa) Teuscher of Champion; two daughters, Shannon C. Pereces of Cleveland and Megan R. Lewis of Champion; two granddaughters, Kylie and Mary Teuscher; and one sister, Rhonda (Randy) Stowell of Howland.

Ryk was preceded in death in 1992 by his first wife, Terry L. Harris Teuscher, whom he married in June 1972.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts-Clark Chapel in Warren, and also for one hour prior to the 11 a.m. Monday service at the funeral home. Pastor Kenneth E. Hopkins Jr. will officiate.

Burial will be at a later date in Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Warren Family Mission, 361 Elm Road N.E., Warren, OH 44483 or to Someplace Safe, 1540 Tod Ave. N.W., Warren,OH 44485.

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