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Richard Ardell Mork, age 79, of North Branch, died Friday, December 28, 2018, at Ecumen – North Branch.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Riley Stearns; sister, Sharon Madsen; sister-in-law, Marlene Mork; and brother-in-law, Al Kobs.
He is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Mary Mork; three children from his previous marriage, Pam Orina, Russell (Dyana) Mork, and Peggy (Bruce) Stearns; three grandchildren, Clayton Clark, Dezirae Mork, and Abby Mork; brothers, Jim Mork and Don (Sharon) Mork; sister Nancy Kobs; also many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Richard was born November 9, 1939, in Baldwin, WI to Russell and Ethelyn (Lee) Mork. He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 until 1965 in Viet Nam.
Richard was employed as a sheet metal worker for several companies.
He was united in marriage to Mary Berthiaume on October 16, 1987, in Marine on St. Croix. Richard was a member of St. Bridget of Sweden Catholic Church and a lifetime member of the Forest Lake VFW Post 4210. He enjoyed playing bingo and feeding neighborhood dogs in Lindstrom.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m., Saturday, January 12, 2019, at St. Bridget of Sweden Catholic Church in Lindstrom. Visitation will be one hour prior to the mass on Friday. Grandstrand Funeral Home handled the arrangements.