Richard “Dick” Earl Cartwright, age 79, of Pine River passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2022 at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center, Appleton. He was born on February 15, 1943 at home in Larson, WI to Earl and Vera (Krenz) Cartwright. He was baptized on April 4, 1943 at United Lutheran Church, Winchester and confirmed on June 9, 1957 at Bethlehem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oshkosh. On January 2, 1981 he married Virginia (Zahn) Pilz. Dick enjoyed hunting, fishing, farming, and gardening. He worked at Pierce Manufacturing until his retirement. Richard was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.
Richard is survived by his wife: Virginia Cartwright; sons: Scott Cartwright, Brett (Angela) Cartwright; stepchildren: Kim Pilz, Jody Pilz; six grandchildren; brother: Robert “Bob” (Rose) Cartwright; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; a step daughter; two nephews; and a niece.