Richard Anthony Kitsch, 82, of Bakersfield, Calif., formerly of Grover Beach, Calif. and North Dakota passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013.

Richard Anthony Kitsch, 82, of Bakersfield, Calif., formerly of Grover Beach, Calif. and North Dakota passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013.

Funeral service was held Friday, February 1 at St. Francis Church in Bakersfield.