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“Sorry to hear of Rich's passing. Prayers to the family. He is in my prayers ”
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Rich ready to play the Dr. in the mystery game, with Fidlers/van Woensels inVictor, ID
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Sarah Fidler and Rich in front of the Tetons
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David Taylor and Rich looking at Cattle and the view in Victor, ID
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Rich and David Taylor (Married to Ann Fidler) at sunset in Victor, ID
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Rich overlooking the Snake river, near the WY and ID state line
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“I first met Rich on a canoe trip in the early 1970s. My brother, Don Haap, was dating his future wife Debbie Welage. The trip was on the Whitewater...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Michael Haap - Cincinnati, OH

“Rich was such a great neighbor and friend. Would do anything for anyone. Dakota and Aiden are really going to miss him playing baseball, football...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Elaine Bedinghaus - Cincinnati, OH

“I'll miss our long conversations while riding our bicycles on from Corwin to Xenia and back. He had such a thirst for knowledge and was up on all...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: john van woensel - cincinnati, OH


WELAGE, Richard J. 'Richie' Beloved son of the late Merrel and Mary Welage. Dear brother of Jacque (Ron) Docter and Debbie (Don) Haap. Devoted uncle of Kristen (Andy) Beardslee, Doug (Julie) Docter, Kyle Docter (Kate Reynolds), Andy (Nicki) Haap, Bridgette (Andrew) Miller, Colin Haap and Katie (Shawn) McCroskery and great uncle to 10 great nieces and nephews. Also survived by many cousins, other family and friends. Passed away suddenly on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 74 years of age. Visitation on Saturday at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Road, from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM followed by Memorial Mass at St. Jude Church, 5924 Bridgetown Road, at 10:30 AM. Memorials may be made to Holy Family Scholarship Fund, 3001 Price Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45205, where he regularly volunteered.