Richard Repmann

Wood River | Tuesday, September 28 2021 |

Richard “Rick” Repmann II, 46, died at 3:44 p.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at St. Louis University Hospital from injuries sustained in a bicycle accident. 

Born April 24, 1975, in St. Louis, MO, he was the son of Richard “Rich” Repmann of Alton and the late Joy (Broadwater) Repmann.  Rick was so full of life and never met a stranger.  He couldn’t go anywhere without seeing someone he knew or making new friends.  He has overcome many obstacles in his life and prevailed.  He had a great heart but acted like a tough guy.  He loved his entire family very much.  He also loved his mama cat more than anything in this world.  He had been a chef at many restaurants until he became disabled. 

Rick is survived by his dad and stepmother, Rich and Martha Repmann, a sister, Rhonda Miller, a stepsister, Kim Klopfer, son, Ricky Repmann.  Also surviving is his fiancé Mary Hurst and her daughters, Christina Weiss, Cheryl Hurst, and Jasmine Hurst.  And grandchildren, Leela Mae, Izzy, Gavin, Conner, Paisley, and Caroline.  A few special people in his life, Pauline Cameron, Danny Wieczorek, Cheri Crider, Steve Landreth, and Nick Graham.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joy Repmann, and a brother, Travis. 

Rick will be missed so much by his family, friends, and acquaintances. 

Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. 

Memorials may be made to Hope Animal Rescues.  Rick was an organ donor through Mid America Transplant Services.  Cremation rites were entrusted to Gent Funeral Home in Alton.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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