Originally from Princeton, Richard was born April 4, 1934.
He is survived by his wife Doreen; children Ken (Crystal) Gamradt, Kelly Kempf, Darcy Ladwig, Don (Wendy) Ladwig and Deborah Ladwig; grandchildren Jason, Marrissa, Matt and Kimm. A special thanks to all his caregivers at Golden Living of Excelsior and the American Legion Post #0259 in Excelsior.
He was preceded in death by his parents Max and Flora Gamradt; brothers Warren, Orval, Lester and Ray; sister Lorraine Berggren; and grandson Anthony Waldack.
Funeral services were Sept. 26 at Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 715 Minnetonka Mills Rd., Hopkins. Reception to follow at church. Arrangements are being made by Washburn-McReavy — Strobeck Johnson Chapel.