April 7, 1948 - October 18, 2020
Richard Arthur John LaPierre, age 72 of, Hinckley Minnesota died October 18, 2020 in deer River Minnesota
Richard was born April 7, 1948 in Duluth Minnesota.
He lived in Duluth until age nine, moved to Finlayson, attended finlayson high school, entered the US army October 1966 until October 1968 worked 36 years for Minnesota DNR as a fisheries technician loved the outdoors. He was married in 1972 in Markville Minnesota. Richard passed away at a Essentia Hospital in Deer River with wife and daughter at his side after an exhausting battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
Richard is survived by wife Laurel Jean (Babcok)LaPierre, Children, Brent(Jessica) LaPierre, Jack(Tasha)LaPierre, Denise(Travis) LaPierre, Dawn(Ryan)Weidindorf, 12 grandchildren
He was preceded in death by Robert Hulda(Kari) LaPierre, John and Ethel(Korpi)Kari, Anna Ruby LaPierre
A visitation will be held on Saturday October 24, 2020 from 2 to 4p.m. at the Cloverdale Senior Grange in Cloverdale, Minnesota.
(Published in the Hinckley News October 22, 2020)