Richard John Wehlage

October 12, 1934 ~ March 8, 2019 (age 84)

Richard J. Wehlage, 84, of Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2019.  He was born on October 12, 1934 in Indianapolis to the late Norbert E. and Dorothy Inez (Montgomery) Wehlage. 

Richard enjoyed bowling, horseshoes and the Indianapolis Colts.  He retired from Service Supply and was a member of the Msgr. Downey 3660, Knights of Columbus and life-long member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. 

Survivors include his sisters, Marjorie J. Lenahan (Bernard) and Alice J. Kilgore; brother-in-law, James Gallagher; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Marilyn J. Gallagher. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart Catholic Church with visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church prior to Mass.  Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. 

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