Richard A. "Dick" Mohs

Richard A. “Dick” Mohs, 60, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2013, after a long illness at his home in Fayette.

Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday, January 7, 2013, at the Fayette Community Church with Pastor Andrew Sayer officiating.  Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery in Fayette. Friends may call from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 6, 2013, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Fayette and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Monday.

Memorials may be made in his name to the Fayette Ambulance Service.  

Richard Allen Mohs, son of Harold and Eileen Kruse Mohs, was born January 20, 1952, at Postville, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Postville, and graduated from Postville High School in 1971. On June 28, 1991, he was united in marriage with Diane Hemesath at the Ossian Lutheran Church. Dick worked at Dura Automotive prior to retiring. He enjoyed fishing, target shooting, woodworking, having coffee at Boike’s, and camping.

In addition to his wife, Diane of Fayette, he is survived by one son, John Tieskoetter of Boone; two brothers, David (Scott Werntz) Mohs of Long Grove, Illinois and Dale (Deb) Mohs of St. Olaf; two sisters, Mary (Greg) Braun of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri and Nancy (Bob) Radloff of Postville; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Joyce and Jerry Cerny of Cedar Rapids; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Dennis in infancy. 


Georgi Brainard Kaiser on May 5, 2013 at 3:19 PM said:

Hello Diane
I just saw Dick's death posted on Facebook. I was in his graduating class. A nice guy - a cliche, but yes a nice guy. Hope you and your family are doing well.
Sid Harberts on January 19, 2013 at 4:46 PM said:

I would like friend and wish i had to send my condolence for Dick. He was a great friend and I wish I had known but just remember that I will remember him as a friend.

My best friend Sid Harberts
Cindy Wahe(Clinton) on January 8, 2013 at 12:07 AM said:

Diane, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your husband had a long struggle. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Cindy Wahe
steve buchheit on January 7, 2013 at 5:38 PM said:

sorry to hear about dick was a great man alway cared about others before himself. i worked with him 8 years and will always remember him. rest in peace
Ryan and Sally Fox Montrose Colorado on January 7, 2013 at 4:50 PM said:

Ryan and I wish to send our sincere sympathy.

We attended Postivlle High School together.
Marvin & Marjorie Meinert -- Gilbertville, Ia on January 6, 2013 at 4:21 PM said:

Our sympathy goes out to you, Diane, and your family for the death of Dick. We will not be able to attend the funeral as I recently had major back surgery
Keith & Mary Burger on January 6, 2013 at 11:45 AM said:

So sorry to hear about Dick - our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

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