Richard Alan Horschak, age 72, of Battle Creek passed away suddenly June 30, 2021. He was born in Iron County, Michigan September 24, 1948. He proudly served his country in the Army and was a Vietnam veteran. For many years Richard volunteered as a VA Medical Center Ambassador in Battle Creek logging close to 4,000 hours of service. He also held many offices with the VFW Post 565. Richard was an extremely kind person, a gentle soul, willing to help others by driving them to appointments and countless errands. He especially enjoyed visits and dinners with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Lois Horschak. He is survived by his immediate family - his sisters, Pam (John) Munsie of Marshall, MI, Pat (Bruce) MacQueen of Kalamazoo, MI, Priscilla (Bob) Baker of Naperville, IL, a brother Jay (Nancy) Horschak of Gouldsboro, ME and many nieces and nephews. He was loved and will be greatly missed by his family.
A private graveside service will be held at a later date.
While visiting Richard’s tribute page, please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with his family. The Horschak family is being assisted by Avink Funeral Home and Cremation Society, 129 S. Grand Street, Schoolcraft, MI 49087. (269)679-5622.