Duane G. Richter

BANCROFT, Iowa – A funeral Mass for Duane Gregory Richter, 59, of Bancroft, will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bancroft. Burial will be in St. John’s Catholic Cemetery.

Richter died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, after a courageous two year battle with cancer, at Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Oakcrest Funeral Services of Bancroft with a scripture prayer service beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Duane Gregory Richter was born Oct. 9, 1954, son of Edward and Luella (Augustine) Richter.

Survivors include: brothers, Jay Richter and Bob Richter, both of Bancroft; sisters, Betty Hawkes of Marshalltown, Mary Hellman of Burt, and Ruth Foth of Glendale, Ariz.; and a sister-in-law, Terese Richter of Bancroft.