Richard Plunkett

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“Dear Pam, Pat, Julie & Mo,I was so saddened by the news about your father. Please know are in my thoughts and prayers.I will always be thankful to...Read More »
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“R.I.P. Mr PlunkettYou were truly a "Gentle Man" ”
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“We are saddened by the loss of this great man. His daughter Patricia has talked so fondly of him to us for as long as we know her. A good father,...Read More »
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Richard was born on September 6, 1923 and passed away on Friday, June 9, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Rochester, Minnesota at the time of passing.

The family moved to Austin, Minnesota in 1927, where he grew up and graduated from Pacelli High School.

He began studies at the University of Minnesota in September 1941 on a football scholarship, but his education was interrupted by World War II, and he went into the US Army at age 19 in July, 1943 through the Army Specialized Training Program.

There will be a Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Rochester beginning at 10:00am on Friday, June 16 th 2017 officiated by Rev. MSGR Gerald A. Mahon. The visitation will begin at 9:00am prior to the funeral at the church, and a luncheon will follow. Interment will be after the luncheon, with a private ceremony.

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