Richard J. “Rich” Langiewicz, 86 of Stanley, died peacefully with his
family by his side on March 30, 2019 at home. He was born on June
7, 1932 in Thorp the son of the late Alex and Eva (Rogalski)
Langiewicz. Rich grew up attending Eidsvold grade school and then
joined the Army in 1953. After his discharge he married Virginia
“Bunny” Markowski on August 23, 1955 at St. Anne’s Catholic
Church-Stanley.

The couple farmed by Greenwood for a time and Rich and his
brother ran a Gas Station in Greenwood. The family then moved to
Minneapolis where Rich worked for Continental Bakery. In 1971
they moved to Stanley where they owned/operated Rich and Bunny’
s Tavern. The couple also owned supper clubs; the Harmony
House-Stanley and Hidden Haven-Thorp.

Rich was the love of Bunny’s life.  He was a fun and loving father
and grandfather.  He was a talented bartender well known for his
old fashioneds.  A few of the things he most enjoyed were fishing,
gardening, having camp fires, and spending time with his dog,
Pierre.  There are so many memories that will be forever
cherished.  

Rich is survived by his wife of 63 years, Bunny of Stanley, their
children, Denise (Dick) Schneider of Waddell, AZ, Tamara (Bill)
Peloquin of Boyd, Richard Langiewicz, Jr and Kerry (Jane)
Langiewicz both of Stanley and Michele (Bill) Thielke of Birchwood,
13 grandchildren, Jennifer (Dennis) Gruba, Jeffrey Streit, Joseph
(Patz) Streit, Rachel (Anel) Gerzic, Heather Langiewicz, Colton
Langiewicz, Sara (Mack) Schunk, Nicole Langiewicz, Josh (Brittney)
Langiewicz, Kelsey Langiewicz, Michael Mertens, Kelly Mertens and
Kurtis Thielke, 11 great grandchildren, McKayla, Jeffrey, Zoey, Ela,
Landon, Sydney, Addison, Harper, Haven, Ivy and Hazel and two
sisters, Joanne (Roger) Freese of Withee and Audrey Peterson of
Stanley. He is preceded in death by his parents, his brothers, Alex,
Valentine “Willie”, and Adam and his sisters, Delores Ramberg, Eve
Rixford, Clarese Rhode, Henrietta Harder and Leona Lato.

A funeral mass will be held at 11AM on Wednesday, April 3, 2019
at Holy Family Catholic Church-Stanley with Father William Felix
officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 PM on Tuesday at the
Plombon Funeral Home with a 7:30 PM Rosary and one hour prior
to services Wednesday morning at the funeral home.