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Richard "Dick" Dean Magnuson

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Date: Friday, October 13, 2017

Time: 4:00-7:00 P.M.

Location: Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home
Blooming Prairie, MN

*and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday


Date: Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: 10:30 A.M.

Location: First Lutheran Church
Blooming Prairie, MN


Red Oak Grove Cemetery
Rural Austin, MN


Richard “Dick” Dean Magnuson, age 75 of rural Austin, Minnesota died Monday, October 9, 2017, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin. He was born June 30, 1942 in Blooming Prairie, the son of Selmer and Gertrude (Paulson) Magnuson. Dick grew up in rural Blooming Prairie, Minnesota and attended Blooming Prairie High School, graduating in 1960. On December 28, 1962, he married Judy Haney in Austin. The couple later divorced. Dick worked many years at Wilson & Co. (Farmstead Foods) meat packing industry in Albert Lea, and retired from Cybex in Owatonna after many years of service. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, softball, and playing huckleybuck at the bowling alley. Dick will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

He is survived by his children Troy (Robin) Magnuson of Savage, MN, Terri (Kurt) Underwood of Blooming Prairie, MN, and Tim Magnuson of Grand Rapids, MN; brothers Nathan (Verna) Magnuson of Blooming Prairie, MN, Kenneth Magnuson of Zumbrota, MN, and twin brother Ronald (Mary) Magnuson of Colleyville, TX; four grandchildren Shelby (Lance) Meier, Logan Underwood, Alee Magnuson, and Cole Magnuson; two great-grandchildren Marli and Nolan Meier, also survived by his former wife Judy Magnuson of rural Austin, MN, her mother Loretta Haney of Austin, MN, and her sisters Sharon (Ken) Christenson of Austin, MN, Renee (Marvin) Jensen of Kasson, MN. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law Jonas Haney, sister-in-law Lois Magnuson, and brother-in-law Charles “Chuck” Haney.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie with Rev. Jeff Sandgren officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 13 at the Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home, and for one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Red Oak Grove Cemetery, rural Austin. Worlein Blooming Prairie Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.


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