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Barrows, Richard “Skip” Louis

September 3, 1954 –
 October 19, 2021


    Terri Turner
    20 Oct 2021

    Teresa and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Skip. He always had a smile on his face just like the picture and I know he loved you all dearly. You all are in my prayers!

    Karen Kolbaska
    20 Oct 2021

    So sorry for your loss. Skip was always fun and always cracking jokes. I had the pleasure to work with him. You will be missed

    Mike Cashion
    20 Oct 2021

    I am guy punched by this. Skip and I spent a lot of time together when we were much younger. Please accept my condolences and prayers.

    Cheryl McCormack
    20 Oct 2021

    Sending sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your husband.

    DeDe Summerville
    20 Oct 2021

    Skip was always such a light and joyful. We are definitely praying for your family. Much love and prayers.

    Doyle young
    20 Oct 2021

    Wow I remember working with skip when they just opened the glass plant in pevely it’s a shock

    stanley parker
    20 Oct 2021

    Teresa and family, I’m so sorry for your loss ,
    Skip was one of my best friends if not my very best
    His friendship and humor , he always cracked me up
    as did I to him ,words can’t describe what a wonderful
    person he was he was the Best !! , Again so sorry for
    your loss Teresa , and family

    Shelley Brandenburg
    20 Oct 2021

    Oh Teresa I’m so sorry for you loss. Sending prayers and love to you and your family in this difficult time of need.

    Don Stolfi
    20 Oct 2021

    So sorry to hear…he and my brother John were best buddies as little kids & our family has known him most of his life, as we lived across the street/block. My deepest sympathies to his family and friends.

    Mary Robertson
    20 Oct 2021

    Chris & I are sending our love & prayers to you Teresa & the family. We are deeply saddened about Skip’s passing. We will miss his smile & sense of humor.

    20 Oct 2021

    Teresa. With a heavy heart I’m so sorry for your lost
    My condolence and prayers.

    Kathy Shavers
    20 Oct 2021

    Teresa and family, I’m sorry to for the loss of Skip. Sending prayers and condolences to you and your family.

    Pat (Symoens) Hahn
    20 Oct 2021

    I am so sorry for your loss! I am his cousin, Pat Hahn. His older cousin. and in his humorous way he never let me forget that I was older. I was also facebook friends with him. He could even joke with me and make me laugh on facebook. I remember him comingto visit on our farm and pulling veggies out of the garden and eating them right away. It is with a heavy heart that I send my cond olences to you and your family. God bless you. and treasure the good times.

    Peggy Tometich
    21 Oct 2021

    Teresa-I am so very sorry for your loss. Skip was always so helpful & I enjoyed his sense of humor. My thoughts and prayers are with you and know that we are here for you. God bless.

    Laura Stetter
    21 Oct 2021

    Teresa I am so sorry to hear this news of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

    Scott Minton
    21 Oct 2021

    I was a good friend of Skip when we worked at J.I.Case Co. Please let me know , I have left a message on Facebook and wish to attend his service in Racine when you have it. Skip was a great guy , the stories I could tell !!! I wish him a safe trip and I know where he is. I died for ten minutes a couple years ago so I am really speaking from the heart. God Bless you all …………

    Tom Riley
    21 Oct 2021

    All my thoughts and prayers with you Teresa and your family in this tough time.

    Donna Chavez
    21 Oct 2021

    Michael and I are so saddened by hearing of skips passing. We will miss his funny way of looking at the world.
    Teresa and the family you are all in our prayers.

    Denise Mallek
    21 Oct 2021

    I worked with Skip many years ago for the City of Plano. He was always happy to help especially the Evenys department. He will certainly be missed by everyone who knew him. My deepest condolences go out tp his family. RIP Skip

    Jeff Weyandt
    21 Oct 2021

    Teresa, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.

    Gerald J Nails
    21 Oct 2021

    Sarah and I send out prayers,love and thought, to Teresa and family. We will greatly miss the skipper. Although I didn’t know Skip very, I found him to be thoughtful, caring
    and super funny. Going to miss you Sir. GO PAC GO

    Jim (Drums) Dresen
    22 Oct 2021

    I am very saddened to hear of Skip’s passing . So many fond memories of a dear friend for St Catherine’s High School, Case Corporation, Racine City League sports and a wonderful trip to The Grand Tetons
    Sincere condolences to the family. A dear friend that will surely be missed.

    Jeanne Nighbor
    22 Oct 2021

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Skipper, as I knew him was my cousin and we all spent holidays together back in Wisconsin. I hadn’t seen him in years but have enjoyed following him on facebook. Loved his sense of humor. What a loss for our entire family

    Lamarr Treybig
    23 Oct 2021

    Skip loved life , and all it had to offer .
    He was always a pleasure to be around .
    It’s a sad day for the world .
    He will be very much missed .

    Joseph Putra
    24 Oct 2021

    So sorry to here about Skip. He was the best. He always made you laugh. Growing up with him in Lake Park Wis. was one of the best times of my life I will never forget. Wall ball at Hansche School, Electric Monday Night Football game, helping him with the paper route and the Labor Day picnics at his Grandparents house were the best. He was such a good person to be around. He will be missed.RIP Skip

    Brian Mills
    27 Oct 2021

    Hard to hear that Skip is not here! He was always a joy to hang out with! I will miss his stories, goofy jokes and most of all his servant heart! To the family at which he has left- I pray for comfort, understanding and peace in your hearts and minds. He is deeply missed.

    Brian Mills
    27 Oct 2021

    Hard to hear that Skip is not here! He was always a joy to hang out with! I will miss his stories, goofy jokes and most of all his servant heart! To the family at which he has left: I pray for comfort, understanding and peace in your hearts and minds. He is deeply missed

    Denise Tweton
    28 Oct 2021

    Keeping all of Skip’s family in my prayers.

    Janet Cosenza
    3 Nov 2021

    Sending condolences from WI for our cousin Skipper and his family. Haven’t seen him since I was probably a teen but his mom was still a part of my moms life before losing my mom. Our Kenosha family has always stayed in touch with his Racine relatives and my aunt still does.
    I remember as a kid Skippers smile and laughter. Same with his dad also. I’m saddened to hear of his passing and send deepest condolences from his family members in Kenosha WI.

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