Richard J. Modde
Rick Modde passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2023. He was 72 years old. Rick was a beloved son of the late L. Scott and Theresa M. (Gaydos) Modde, and cherished brother of Cindy (Jack) Leonard, Terri (Dave) Ilges, Debby (Greg) Kornfeld, Nancy Modde, Scott (Janet) Modde, and Cathy Modde. He was a loving uncle to Tim (Sarah) Leonard, Jeff (Jonna) Leonard, Katie (Jordan) Rouff, Ryan (Heather) Ilges, Kyle (Andrea) Ilges, Chris Kornfeld (Lindsay Maier), Elizabeth Modde, Ben (Michelle) Modde, Ian Modde, and 6 great-nieces and 5 great-nephews. Rick will also be missed by friends and his large extended family.
Rick was known for his kind, compassionate heart and his quick wit. He was an avid gardener, reader, cook and baker. His amazing desserts were memorable. Rick was living a quiet life of retirement after a career as a psychiatric social worker. He loved dogs and he had a number of canine companions over the years. Rick Modde made this world a funnier, more loving, and peaceful place.
Services: Visitation at Mercy Conference and Retreat Center, 2039 North Geyer Rd. 63131 on Sunday, September 3 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. A 3:00 pm Memorial Service will be followed by a dessert reception for all at MCRC. Please consider carpooling as parking is limited. Livestream will be available for the Memorial Service at https://faithswitchboard.com/mercy-center/. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Partners For Pets (partnersforpetsil.org), St. Louis Area Diaper Bank (stldiaperbank.org), or a charity of your choice.