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Obituary for Richard Carl Ziemer

Richard Carl Ziemer, born on March 13, 1939, in Washington D.C., passed away on March 23, 2024. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janet Stewart (Olsen) Ziemer, his brother James Arthur Ziemer, his three children Katherine Stewart, Michael Edward, and Peter Christopher, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Richard was predeceased by his sister Rachel Louise (Ziemer) Hoffman.

Richard graduated from Harvard with a degree in economics and served his country through the federal government for 35 years in the Department of Commerce. He loved fishing at the Outer Banks, being with his extended family, and drinking good Irish whiskey. Richard believed in God's blessings on all and the power of being a community of humanity charged with the care of God's creation.

He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him. In leu of flowers, please make some memories with your family.