PINE RIVER, Minn. - Richard Gronquist, 84, died Wednesday, May 14, 2008, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Home in Pine River.
He was born in Proctor, Minn., May 25, 1923, son of the John and Agnes Gronquist. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice; a sister, Florence Duff and three brothers, Ray, Clifford and Leslie.
Surviving are three sons, Leo, of Tell City, Keith of Isanti, Minn., and Cleo Kinnunen of Pine River; a sister, Lucille Gatlin of Duluth, Minn., six grandchildren and great-grandchildren.