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Riley Fulmer

January 4, 1955 — November 15, 2021


Riley William Fulmer, age 66 of Kenosha/Montello passed away Monday, November 15, 2021. Riley was born on January 4, 1955 to Leland and Verdelle (Wieske) Fulmer in Kenosha. He attended schools in Kenosha and graduated from Tremper High with the class of 1973. Riley married his high school sweetheart, Catherine Petersen on August 30, 1975 going on to raise three children.  They enjoyed many wonderful years together; Catherine preceded Riley in death on January 17, 2021.

Riley’s first job after high school was at Northfield Block Company where he worked his way up in the company over the years and retired in March of 2021.  He enjoyed spending time “Up North”, fishing and being with his family.

Riley leaves behind his three children:  Andrew Fulmer, Sarah (Michael) Hodges and Laura Fulmer as well as three grandchildren: Ada, Madden and Kane Hodges.  He is also survived by siblings:  Jane Kautzer, Amy (John) Fulmer-Vogel, Leland Timothy Jr. (Allison) and Nancy (James) DeNio as well as other extended family members.

Riley is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Catherine, grandson, Kellen Hodges and two brothers: Lee “Dick” (Judy) and Jerold “Jerry”.

Riley’s children wish to thank all of their aunts, uncles, family and friends who have been of great support during this very difficult year.

A memorial service for Riley Fulmer will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021, at Proko Funeral Home at 1:00 p.m. A visitation will be held on Saturday, at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. To live stream the service, please copy and paste into your browser at that time. The family kindly requests all in attendance to wear facial coverings in response to the current pandemic.  In lieu of flowers donations to American Diabetes Association, .

Crawford Funeral and Cremation Service of Montello is honored to be serving the family.

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