Richard Hirschey

Richard Charles Hirschey, 70, of Brainerd and formerly of Staples, passed away on June 6, 2016,  at his home surrounded by his family.

Services were held  June 10 at the Motley Free Methodist Church in Motley. 

Burial will be held Friday, June 24, at 3 p.m. at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Little Falls. 

Arrangements were with Kline Funeral Home, Pequot Lakes.

Richard was born May 29, 1946, in Staples to Ralph and Vera Hirschey. He served two tours in Vietnam with the Army. He married JoAnn Videen and they raised two children in Staples. He was a machinist, resort owner and enjoyed horses, fishing and his family. 

Richard is survived by one son, Joshua (Nicole); one daughter, Jennifer; five grandchildren: Torry, Rylie, Zander, Langen and Gretta; siblings: Daryl, Jean Nelson (Chet), Carolyn Donnelly, Bev Skjonsby (Don), Donna Baker, Dareld (Jan), Jerry (Claire), Bob (Maggie), Curt (Barb), Clyde; as well as many nieces and nephews. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Jim, Don and Jack. 

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