1937 - 2010
Richard “Dick” Umbenhauer passed away Sept. 22, 2010 following a brief illness. He was surrounded by his family.
Mr. Umbenhauer was born March 23, 1937 in Emporia, Pa. to James and Viola Umbenhauer. He was a member of the Cameron County High School Class of 1956 and a self-employed contractor in Emporia.
Mr. Umbenhauer spent 20 years in Wyoming at the Upper Hoback River, Bondurant, Wyo. He was a rancher, outfitter and hunting enthusiast and owned Rim Country Hay and Grain and Umbenhauer and Sons Masonry.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Betsy; sons, Rick (Julie), Mick (Traci) and Scott (Tammy), all of Payson; grandchildren, Heather of Casper, Wyo. and Rainna of Payson; great-grandchild, Kendrick of Casper, Wyo.; and sister, Marianne (Ben) Scott, of Chandler.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Bob and Jack.
He was well known and loved by many. He will miss spending “coffee time” at the 260 and Knotty Pine cafes.
A celebration of life will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 3 at the Mazatzal Hotel & Casino Event Center Fireside Room, Payson. The family invites his friends to join them in remembering Dick.
Donations in his name may be made to Hospice Compassus, 511 S. Mud Springs Rd., Payson, AZ 85541.