Richard Eugene Templer passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at Whidbey Health Medical Center on July 17, 2019. He was our and your WWII hero. He will be greatly missed.
A military service will be held on September 10, 2019 at 1:00pm at Tahoma National Cemetery where he and his bride will rest together.
He leaves behind his daughters Susan Jean Templer and Virginia Templer, grandchildren Robert Lars Wake, Tanya Marie Wake Hanson, Sean Michael Hanson, Sandy Templer and Keith Templer, along with numerous great-grandchildren and soon-to-be great-great-grandson.
His wife, Marion Lois Templer, and son, Steven Craig Templer, preceded him in death.