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Richard L. Bird

June 19, 1928 January 30, 2012
Richard L. Bird
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Obituary for Richard L. Bird

Richard L. Bird of Sterling Heights died January 30, 2012, at Veterans Hospital in Detroit. He was 83 years old. Richard was born June 19, 1928, in Detroit, to Lillian (nee Guminski) and Joseph Ptaszak. He proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Richard is survived by his brother-in-law, George (Corky) Banda, nephews, David (Angela) Banda and Daniel (Samantha) Banda, and cousin and devoted caregiver, Eleanor Stepanski. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Imogene Bird, brother, Joseph Bird, and sister, Helene Banda.

A Memorial Service will be held at Our Lady of Czestochowa, 3100 18 Mile Road, Sterling Heights, Saturday, May 5th at 1pm. Interment in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Memorials appreciated to Central Methodist Church, 23 E. Adams Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48226.


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