Richard M. Testard

Richard Michael Testard, age 71, died at Aurora Hospital in Kenosha, Wisconsin on December 7th, 2020. He was born on November 23rd, 1949 in Kenosha to the late William and Hazel Testard. In February of 1990, he married Janice Testard in Kenosha. Richard graduated from Kenosha High School and later attained his nursing assistant certificate from Gateway Technical College.  He worked as a valued CNA at senior nursing homes in Kenosha and the Milwaukee area for many years , Richard was an avid reader, especially of science fiction novels. He loved music and watching television programs and movies, especially the classics such as old Woody Allen and Alfred Hitchcock films. He was a man known by so many as a kind, gentle, generous, and compassionate individual. He was also known to open his home to many who needed it.

Richard is survived by his sons: Aaron Testard of Evanston, and Craig (Caron) Testard of Antioch, grandchildren: Henry and Scout Testard, brother: Bob (Barb) Testard, and a sister: Judy (Jerry) Bauer. He is preceded in death by his brother: Billy, parents, wife, sister: Barb Hunt.

As per the family’s wishes, services will be held privately.

The family would also like to thank the entire staff, especially Rachel and Susan, from the palliative care team in the intensive care unit at Aurora Hospital for helping him transition so peacefully.

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Thoughts for Richard M. Testard;

  • Hoping for you nothing but peace in the arms of our Lord, Richard. You always fought the good fight, and are so deserving of that peace.

  • Connie (Schad) Thomas says:

    I know that you are finally at peace in the arms of the angels. Your sister, Barbara (Testard -Schad) Hunt, and your mom, Hazel (Johnson) Testard, father, William Testard, were there to welcome you. (I know I just made you laugh! But we made mom happy! Lol) Tell her I try! I miss you forever!

  • I will miss you Dad. The world was a kinder place with you in it. Thank you for all you gave to me and to others. I take solace knowing that you are in a better place

  • Bill Altreuther says:

    My uncle’s always made me laugh growing up. Richard was the 1st person to take me golfing when I was 14. One of my favorite people . I will miss him.?

  • Rest In Peace Dick. You and Bob were more like brothers to me than uncles growing up. We had some great times driving your Mom and Grandpa Bill a little crazy.
    God Bless

  • Lynette Powers says:

    Richard… my sister, Janice, loved you very much. We were thankful that the two of you could enjoy each other’s company through the good and hard times. So sorry life was so difficult for you and my sister, but now you are at peace. I will keep you in my prayers.

    Lynette (Jan’s sister)

  • Alicia R Blackwell says:

    My step-dad…. you were so good to my Mom and always made my girls and I laugh! I’m so grateful to have known you, and now you are with Mom again!! You are missed!

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