88 year old Rev. Richard Poetter of New Ulm died Saturday, October 8, at the New Ulm Medical Center. Funeral service will be 3pm Monday, October 17, at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in New Ulm with burial to follow at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Schmucker Funeral Service of New Ulm is handling the arrangements.