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Richard N Sargent

February 7, 1948April 7, 2021

Richard "Sarge" Sargent of Hammond, Indiana was a loving father and proud Veteran of the US Navy and on April 7th, 2021 he passed away peacefully at the age of 73.

Richard was a graduate of TF South High School in Lansing, Illinois before joining the Navy. Serving his country proudly, Sarge was on board the USS Hornet on November 15th, 1969 when the crew was tasked with the mission to recover the Apollo 12 Lunar Spacecraft that splashed down 385 miles east of American Samoa.

Richard is survived by his sons, Douglas and Brad; daughter in law Kim; brother Virgil Sargent and many nieces and nephews. His was preceded in death by his mother Mollie Ruth Sargent; father Bardwell Sargent; sister Barbara Smith and longtime companion Gloria Majszak.

A memorial visitation for Richard will be held at Kuiper Funeral Home on Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 1 PM to 4 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to Hospice of the Calumet Area would be appreciated.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.KuiperFH.com for the Sargent family.

Services

  • Memorial Visitation

    Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Tara Bernal

April 8, 2021

Uncle Richard may you rest in peace! May your sons, brother and all of your loved ones find comfort at this time! So many fond memories growing up around you and our cousins! We will miss you!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY