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Richard K. Woodbury

November 3, 1940 ~ February 9, 2018 (age 77)

Richard K. Woodbury, age 77 of Glenwood, died Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Glacial Ridge Hospital. A celebration of Richard's life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at the Starbuck VFW. Arrangements were with Hoplin-Hitchcock Funeral Home in Glenwood.

Richard Kent Woodbury, son of Raymond and Harriet (Dietz) Woodbury, was born November 3, 1940, in St. Louis, Missouri. He grew up in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, where he attended public school. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the United States Army. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to the Twin Cities. There, he worked as a postal clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Minneapolis for over 30 years. Following his retirement, Richard and his wife, Laurie, moved to Glenwood.

Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching Minnesota sports teams, and living on the lake. He was a member of the Starbuck VFW and the Woodpecker Hunting Club.

Richard is survived by his wife, Laurie Woodbury, of Glenwood; a daughter, Sandra (Darin) Crapser of Glenwood; a son, Ken Woodbury of Starbuck; step-children, Lynn (Robert) Hoberg, Kathryn (Doug) Becht, Jim (Joanne) Tyler, John Tyler, and Kelly (Brian) Danielson; 11 grandchildren, Alexandra, Ashley, Jessie, Sydney, Brady, John, Michael, Zachary, Whitney, Kaley, and Tyson; seven great-grandchildren, Brexley, Bennett, Colton, Bodhi, Ivy, Emma, and Jackson; a sister, Jan Fedora of Maple Grove; a nephew, Nicholas Rude; and a cousin, Ann Sullivan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Harriet Woodbury, and his first wife, Greta Woodbury.

In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the family or the Starbuck VFW Post #4582.

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