Richard Lee Schleusner, age 47, of Wheeler, WI passed away on Friday, May 5, 2023. \n The angels decided they needed Richard more than we did. \n \n He was born September 10,1975 in Menomonie, WI to Marian Schleusner. \n \n While growing up, Richard formed a very special bond with his grandma; they would spend many weekends together. He also enjoyed spending time with his cousins in the summer months. Richard graduated from Boyceville High School. \n \n In his free time, Richard enjoyed to demo with his cousins and he met several friends in the process. He worked for Feed n Seed and was very proud of the grain bins he helped build. He would take pictures of his work, and share it with his family and friends. \n \n Richard took a path of addiction, which ended up controlling his life. In 2021 Richard went into detox. He had his good days and his bad days, but the damage to him by the drugs was evident. \n \n Richard is survived by his mother Marian Schleusner, aunts, uncles, and cousins. \n \n He is preceded in death by his Grandma Mary Schleusner. \n \n A private memorial service for Richard will be held at a later date. \n \n Olson's Funeral Home in Menomonie is serving the family.