Rev. Richard A. Mansfield, 87
Rev. Richard A. Mansfield, Frankenmuth, MI formerly of Bridgeport, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Tendercare, Frankenmuth. Age 87 years, Richard was born on July 2, 1927 in Highland Park, MI to the late Guy and Helen Mansfield. Richard served in the Army during WWII. Richard was married to A. Erlene Wade on July 24, 1965; she predeceased him on February 4, 2008. Richard served as pastor at the United Methodist Churches of Rose City, Churchill and Warren Avenue, Saginaw, MI. After his retirement, he worked as a local CPA. Richard was a member of Frankenmuth United Methodist Church. He enjoyed traveling, photography, music and gardening.
Surviving are one brother, Donald (Marilyn) Mansfield, Michigan; brother-in-law, George Owens, Missouri; close friends Lori Bellor and Ed (Janet) Senyko; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services took place on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Frankenmuth United Methodist Church, 346 E. Vates St., Frankenmuth. The Rev. Scott Harmon officiated with burial in Roseland Park Cemetery, Berkley, MI. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Frankenmuth United Methodist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Cederberg Funeral Home of Frankenmuth. Please sign our guest book or share an online condolence with the family www.cederbergfh.com.