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Obituary: F. Richard “Dick” Prince

As received from the Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes:

F. Richard “Dick” Prince, 78, a resident of Hancock passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at the Omega House following a long illness.

     He was born on March 4, 1943, in Detroit, MI, a son of the late Francois and Helen (Piotrowski) Prince.  Dick was raised in the Detroit area.  Mr. Prince received his business degree from Michigan Technological University. 

     Mr. Prince was a veteran having served with the United States Coast Guard.

     On September 1, 1972, he was united in marriage to the former Kathe Gregorich.

     Dick was employed with Wickes Lumber and D&N Bank before beginning a career with Michigan Technological University where he retired as the Textbook

Manager of the Bookstore.

     Mr. Prince was active in the community helping on many boards and groups over the years.  Most recently he was active with the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel.  He enjoyed going to the Gym with the rest of the Club 43 and attending the Michigan Tech Basketball games.

     Preceding him in death were his parents and his beloved son David.

     Surviving are:

              His wife: Kathe Prince of Hancock           

              A few special cousins

     A private memorial service for Dick will be held at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home in Hancock with Pastor TJ Stauffer to officiate.  Burial will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Hancock.

     In lieu of other expressions of sympathy, the family suggests that memorials be given to the Omega House in Memory of F. Richard Prince.

     To view Dick’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialcahpel.net.

     The Memorial Chapel Funeral Homes of Hancock is assisting the family with the arrangements. 

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