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Granite Falls Advocate Tribune - Granite Falls, MN
  • Obituary: Richard D. Heald

  • Richard D. Heald, 78, of Clarkfield, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Clarkfield Care Center with his family by his side. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church in Clarkfield, officiated by Pastor Steve Quist. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service a...
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  •    Richard D. Heald, 78, of Clarkfield, passed away on Friday, May 30, 2014 at the Clarkfield Care Center with his family by his side.
        Funeral Services will be held on Friday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m. at Augustana Lutheran Church in Clarkfield, officiated by Pastor Steve Quist. Visitation will be  one hour prior to the service at the church.
        Richard Dewey Heald was born January 5, 1936, in Browns Valley Minnesota to Dewey and Beatrice (Sykora) Heald. He was baptized in February 1936 and confirmed in May 1948.  Richard graduated from the Morris Ag. School in 1953. He was in the trucking business as an owner/operator for most of his life.  He was a member of the Augustana Lutheran Church where he served on the church council and was a leader in the Luther League for several years. Richard was also a Cub Scout leader for several years.
        Richard was united in marriage to Shirley (Babb) on June 30, 1954, at the Wilmot Lutheran church in Wilmot, South Dakota.  Richard and Shirley were blessed with three sons: Glen, David and Vernon.
        Richard is survived by his wife Shirley; his children:  David (Sharon) of Muchison TX, and Vernon (Lois) of Minneota; Colletta Heald of Atlanta, GA; Tina Heald of McDonough, GA and daughter-in-law Paulette Heald; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
        He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Lee Heald and Wayne Heald; son Glen Heald; daughter-in-law Marilyn Heald.
        Lynner Funeral Home of Clarkfield is in charge of arrangements
        Online condolences may be left at jhlynner.com.
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