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Richard D. Livingston Sr.

HURLEY, Wis. - Richard D. Livingston Sr., 75, of Hurley, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, with his family at his side.

Richard was born and raised in Ironwood, Michigan, a son of Clyde and Hazel Livingston. He attended Luther L. Wright High School in Ironwood and graduated in 1966.

He joined the U.S. Army and was a Vietnam veteran.

Richard is survived by his loving wife, Margaret; a son, Richard Jr. (Sally); and two cherished grandsons, Blake and Colin.

He is further survived by three sisters, Sharon Charles (David Bouillion), Hurley, Linda Rahko, Ironwood, and Katherine "Tina" Kummer, Bessemer, Michigan; his sister-in-law, Patricia Livingston, Hurley; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Robert, Donald and Gerald; and two sisters, Elizabeth "Betty" Rondeau and Gladys Elsila.

At his request, cremation has taken place.

A celebration of Richard's life will be held on Saturday, May 21, beginning at 1 p.m., at the Iron County Memorial Building in Hurley, where military rites will be accorded.

Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield, Michigan, is assisting the family with their arrangements. To send online condolences please go to