Obituaries » Richard J Rajchel

September 11, 1931 - March 15, 2019

Funeral Service Date
March 19, 2019
Funeral Service Time
02:00 pm

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Richard J. Rajchel, 87, of Fort Wayne died March 15, 2019 at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne, IN. Richard was born September 11, 1931 in South Hadley, MA. He was the son of the late Joseph and Stella Rajchel. He served in the U S Air Force as a pilot and the Indiana National Guard for 10 years. He attended Indiana Tech for 5 years earning 3 degrees. Richard was a P.E. working various assignments, including Atomic Energy Commission in Albuquerque, Los Alamos and Hughes Aircraft in Tucson. He finally settled in Fort Wayne at Magnavox and States Engineering. He had a lifelong passion for music, playing and restoring violins. He volunteered at the Lifetime Sports Academy and enjoyed mentoring kids. He liked meeting new people and he never met a stranger. Richard will always be with us, because he taught us to love life. Richard is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mary Ellen Farley, daughter of the late Paul and Lucille Farley; children Joe (Kris) Rajchel of Fort Wayne, Rick (Marieke) Rajchel of Seattle, WA, Paul (Autumn Guieb) Rajchel and Margaret (Joseph) Millhouse both of Fort Wayne; grandchildren Nicole (fiancee Thomas), Katya, Stefan, and Mary Rajchel, Maysa, Garrett and Aidan Millhouse. Richard was preceded in death by his brother, Rudy Rajchel. Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave with calling from noon to 2 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lifetime Sports Academy. To sign the online guest book, go to www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com.

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Visitation Date

March 19, 2019

Visitation Time

12:00 pm – 02:00 pm

Funeral Service Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

Service Date: March 19, 2019

Service Time: 12:00 pm

Service Notes:

Funeral Service Date

March 19, 2019

Funeral Service Time

02:00 pm

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