Richard Glen Schook

Richard Glen Schook of Tecumseh passed away on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at the age of 89. He was born on May 28, 1930 in Imlay City, the son of the late Carl and Merle (Hollenbeck) Schook. On September 13, 1952 in Adrian, he married Lilly Mae Rohrer and they have shared over 67 years together.

Richard served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged as a Disabled Veteran. He retired from Clark Equipment-Doosan in 1990.

Richard was an avid stock car fan attending races his whole life. He also enjoyed camping, playing cards, roller skating, square dancing, horse racing and helping siblings and friends whenever he could. Richard and Lilly spent their winters in Florida after retiring.

Besides his wife, Lilly, he is survived by daughters, Diane Schook, and Beth Schook; son, Steven (Carrie) Schook; granddaughters, Caitlin (Austin) Holloway, and Meghan Schook; and brothers, James Schook and Ronald Schook. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, John Schook, George Schook, Elwyn Hallenbeck, Marianne Wright (Schook), Leola Schook and Hilda Boelter.

The family will do a memorial service at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the care of the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes.  Online condolences may be offered to the family at


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