Richard W. Cutsforth

Richard W. Cutsforth, 83, of Janesville, Wis., passed away at his home on Thursday, June 18, 2020.

Richard was born on Dec. 4, 1937, to Herbert and Jane (Leavens) Cutsforth in New Auburn, Wis. He graduated from New Auburn High School in 1955 and went on to join the United States Air Force. He met his wife, Corrine Ling, and married her on Dec. 21, 1963, at Seventh Day Baptist Church in New Auburn. He then returned to the serve in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged in March of 1977. He retired from Jerome Foods.

Richard enjoyed reading, working on genealogy and watching air planes. He enjoyed the EAA Fly-Ins in Oshkosh, Wis., and traveling. Some of the best trips he took were to Norway with Corrine, to the Air Force Base in which he served from, and most recently to the Smithsonian.

Richard is survived by his children, Melissa (Jeremy) Howard, of Milton, Wis., and Brian (Karena), of Libby, Mont.; sister Mavis Kwallek; grandchildren Jacob Schultz, Luke Cutsforth and Joel Cutsforth; and many great-grandchildren.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Corrine; and brothers Dean, Art and Allen Cutsforth.

A celebration of life service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 17, at Connecting Church, Milton Seventh Day Baptist. Social distancing in accordance with Rock County Phase 2 will be encouraged. Military honors will follow at the church. Albrecht Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Milton, is assisting the family.

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