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Richard Lee Vaughn

Aug. 8, 1927 - Feb. 20, 2012

Richard Lee Vaughn, age 84, of Cheboygan, formerly of Port Huron, died at Hospice House in Cheboygan on Monday February 20, 2012.  Richard, the son of Richard and Jeanette (Ednie) Vaughn was born in Blairsville, Pennsylvania on August 8, 1927.  On January 1, 1950 in Detroit he married the love of his life, Frances Kaercher. 

Richard "Dick" worked as a boiler operator for the Detroit Board of Education and also for Ford Motor Company from where he retired in 1989.  After retirement he enjoyed spending his time traveling by RV across the United States, Canada, and Alaska.  Not only did he and Frances enjoy their journeys across the States, but they also enjoyed many voyages by boat on the Great Lakes. Dick also was a race car enthusiast.  A hobby he shared with his son, Dick loved racing cars and also enjoyed race car mechanics.   

Surviving are Richard's "pride and joy", his wife of 62 years, Frances of Cheboygan; sons, Reed (Renae) of Cheboygan and Kevin (Pam) of Ormond Beach, Florida; daughters, Rebecca (Rick) Reynolds of Everett, Washington and Dawn (Brian) Ross of Port Huron; as well as, eight grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

The Vaughn family would like to thank the staff at Hancock Haven and Hospice House for all the loving care given to Richard.  They also have suggested that donations to honor the memory of Richard L. Vaughn be made to Hospice House, 722 S. Street, Cheboygan, MI 49721.  Cremation arrangements were in care of the Chagnon Funeral Home.   

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  • Kris and Brent Cantwell, Alexis and Ben
    Feb. 24, 2012

    Dear Vaughn Family,
    We were so sorry to read of the passing of your Father, Kevin.  We are thinking of you and your family and are sure you have many many fond memories to make your heart happy.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Kris

  • Kris and Brent Cantwell, Alexis and Ben
    Feb. 24, 2012

    Dear Vaughn Family,
    We were so sorry to read of the passing of your Father, Kevin.  We are thinking of you and your family and I\'m sure you have many many fond memories to make your heart happy.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Kris

  • Kris and Brent Cantwell, Alexis and Ben
    Feb. 24, 2012

    Dear Vaughn Family,
    We were so sorry to read of the passing of your Father, Kevin.  We are thinking of you and your family and I'm sure you have many many fond memories to make your heart happy.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Love,
    Kris

  • M. Johnson
    Feb. 23, 2012

    In your sadness, may there be hope... In your thoughts, may there be peace... In your heart, may there be healing. My condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one.(Psalms 55:22)

  • Brenda VanSickle
    Feb. 23, 2012

    Dear Vaughn Family:

    I was so sorry to read the passing of Richard (Dick) online in the PH Times Herald yesterday.  I am thinking of you all at this time and hoping your heavy hearts be lightened as the days go on and may all your happy memories of him make your heart smile.

    Sincerely,
    Brenda VanSickle

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