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Richard Pitzner

September 19, 1946 March 9, 2019
Richard Pitzner
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Obituary for Richard Pitzner

Pitzner, Richard W.
Madison- Richard W. Pitzner, age 72, passed away on March 9, 2019 at home. He was born on Sept. 19, 1946 in Fond du Lac, WI, the son of Robert and Almira Pitzner. He married Ricki Pitzner on Jan. 4, 1998. Richard graduated from Goodrich High School in Fond Du Lac in 1964, earning first team Fox Valley Conference in basketball. After completing high school, he then received his bachelor’s in business at UW- Madison in 1968, and his MBA in 1969. Richard won the National Elijah Sells Award for top score nationally in the CPA exam. He received his law degree from UW in 1972 and was a loyal partner at Murphy Desmond Law Firm for forty years and Dewitt Law Firm for four years. Richard was an avid golfer, number one badger fan and most importantly, grandfather. Richard is survived by his wife, Ricki; daughter, Christie Pitzner(John) Lalande; and their children, Ellie and Caroline; son, Kyle Richard (Michelle) Pitzner; and their children Ansley and Walt; step-children, Robert (Teresa)Swader and Robin (Mike) Kostelnik; brothers, Steve and John Pitzner. A celebration of life will be held at the Nakoma Country Club on Friday, March 15, 2019 with a gathering from 10am to noon with lunch to follow. A time of sharing will begin at 12:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Family children’s Hospital, in honor of Richard Pitzner which has always been his favorite charity to support. Online condolences may be made at
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Madison, WI

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4145 Country Club Road Madison WI
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