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Richard "Rick" James Edgerton

October 24, 1951 ~ January 24, 2024 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Richard "Rick" Edgerton Obituary

Richard “Rick” J. Edgerton, 72, Wausau, passed away peacefully at home with his wife, Cindy by his side on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.

He was born October 24, 1951 in Milwaukee, son of the late Hugh and Verna (Allard) Edgerton.  On July 23, 1982, he married Cynthia “Cindy” Lynch in Milwaukee.

Rick was employed as a salesman with Viking Electric in Wausau until his retirement.  Among his favorite pastimes, he enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening and was an avid sports fan.

Survivors include, his wife, Cindy; two sisters, Jeanne (Bill) Wells and Barbara Nopen; one brother, David (Shelley) Edgerton; one sister-in-law, Kathy Plamann; two brothers-in-law, Rick (Barb) Lynch and Mike (Jo) Lynch; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Richard and Patricia Lynch.

Private services will be held.

Memorials may be directed to Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services, Wausau.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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