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Richard John Priema
April 4, 1948 - July 23, 2020

Richard John Priema

Richard John Priema
Apr 4, 1948 - Jul 23, 2020

Richard John Priema

Richard John Priema, age 72, died peacefully on Thursday July 23, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home in Detroit. Richard was born on April 4, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan to the late Richard and the late Madeline (nee: D'Haenens) Priema.

Richard was raised in Detroit. After High School, he fearlessly served his county in the United States Army. Upon his arrival home from his tour of service, he landed a career as a Distributor for the Detroit News.

Richard enjoyed the festivities of the Kentucky Derby. He attended the Kentucky Derby every year.

Richard was the loving brother of Joann Medley, the late Donald Bolter, and the late David Bolter. Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews. Dear companion of Elaine Guzek for 25 years.

Cremation Arrangements have been entrusted to Chas. Verheyden, Inc. - Grosse Pointe.

Vincent Zerillo on Jul 31, 2020

john winfield on Jul 30, 2020

Rick was my friend I always had his ear and his advice sorry now to hear of his passing



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