PLAIN - Richard L. "Rick" Alt, age 63, of Plain, passed away unexpectedly at home on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, of a heart attack. He was born on Oct. 5, 1953, in Richland Center, Wis., the son of John W. and Florentine (Carmody) Alt.

Rick graduated from River Valley High School in 1972. He was married on Dec. 3, 2011, to the former Angela Beard. Rick loved living on the family farm, the outdoors and traveling with his wife, Angie. He was known for his quick wit, one liners and the ability to make people laugh.

He is survived by his wife, Angie Alt of Plain; two children, Joni (Anthony) Reeves of Seattle, Wash., and Mark Alt of Arena, Wis.; two grandchildren, Landen Alt and Eleanor Reeves; six siblings, Tom (Diane) Alt, Nancy (Dick) Wienkes, Sandy (Ken) Boettcher, Dale Alt, Julie (Chuck) Weidner, and Lisa (Nick) Ruhland; a brother-in-law, Brian Beard; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, John W. and Florentine Alt; a brother, John Alt Jr.; a nephew, Chad Wienkes; and his father and mother-in-law, Jim and Katie Beard.

A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at the RICHARDSON-STAFFORD FUNERAL HOME in Spring Green from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Burial will be held at the St. Luke's Catholic Cemetery in Plain. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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