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Obituary for Rudiger Rick Pfuhl

February 18, 1955 - November 6, 2020
Parma, Ohio | Age 65

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Rudiger "Rick" Pfuhl, age 65 of Parma, passed away on November 6th, 2020 at Parma Hospital after a brief illness. He was born on February 18, 1955 in Estal (Pfalz Germany). He grew up on the West side of Cleveland. Rick worked a variety of jobs, his most favorite as a metallurgist for Charter Steel Company. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Parma and a brother of the Neocatechumenal Way, first community.

Rick was a stoic and a man of strength competing in the Pan American Games (weightlifting) and going on to defeat Leukemia. He was also a proud rebel who never shied from trouble and he lived his best years to the max. Rick loved his family, fun company, dressing sharp, dancing, classic westerns, trying new restaurants, fast cars, homemade wine, soccer, and anything German.

Rick is survived by his mom Maria Pfuhl (nee. Kuhn); brother Harold (Kathy) Pfuhl, Niece Marie (Tom) Voss, Great Nieces Alexis and Mercedes, Nephews Christopher (Marie) and Eric; Sister Angelika "Angie" (Ronald) Cuculic, Niece Danielle, Nephews, Matthew (Danielle) and Nathan; Uncle Helmut (Crista) Kuhn "Germany"; cousins Theresia Sonntag and family, Hans Reinhard & family "Germany", Manuela Barth and family "Germany", Marco Kuhn and family "Germany"; as well as numerous friends. He was preceded in death by his dad Anton Pfuhl.

A mass of Christian burial will take place Monday, November 16 at 11:30AM at Holy Family Parish, 7367 York Rd, Parma, OH 44130. Interment at Riverside Cemetery. 440.842.7800 www.buschcares.com

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