Richard “Dick” Irvin

Richard “Dick” Irvin

Austin, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 25 Nov 2017 (aged 74)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 185488713 · View Source
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The memorial service for Richard D. "Dick" Irvin will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rochester, with the Rev. Joel Haak officiating. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Preston at a later date.

Irvin, 74, of Rochester, died Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. Dick was born May 13, 1943, in Austin to David and Olga Swanson Irvin. He graduated from Adams High School in 1961. Dick was an Army veteran. On Oct. 12, 1968, he married the love of his life, Suzanne Whipple, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Rochester, and the couple lived in Grand Meadow for eight years before settling in Rochester. He graduated from Rochester Community College and worked as a journeyman carpenter for many years. Dick was a longtime union member, a member and past commander of the American Legion, the Elks, the 40/8, and Trinity Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Suzanne; his three children, Laura Irvin, of Minneapolis, Matthew (Sherry) Irvin, of Rochester, Michael Irvin, of Austin; his four grandchildren, Kaylyn Irvin Marcinak, Adam Irvin, Ethan Irvin, and Ella Irvin Marcinak; and his four siblings, Patricia (Earle) Stevemer, of Sleepy Eye, Minn., Robert (Connie) Irvin, and Donald (Renita) Irvin, both of Rose Creek, and Susan Irvin (Kathy Swiger), of Alexandria, Va.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents. He was loved and will be missed by his family.

Dick loved woodworking, hunting, watching his grandchildren play sports, and his dog, Archie.

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  • Created by: Janet Stephenson
  • Added: 26 Nov 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial 185488713
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Richard “Dick” Irvin (13 May 1943–25 Nov 2017), Find a Grave Memorial no. 185488713, citing Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery, Preston, Fillmore County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Janet Stephenson (contributor 46853083) Burial Details Unknown.