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Richard Boben

April 2, 1946 — September 21, 2020

Kelly Lake

Richard A. Boben

Richard A. Boben, 74, lifelong resident of Kelly Lake, died Monday, September 21, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth, MN.  He was born April 2, 1946 to Joseph and Molly (Ceglar) Boben in Hibbing.  Rick graduated from Bemidji State University with a Bachelors degree in Education.  He taught shop in Northfield, MN for one year.  He later was employed at Hibbing Taconite as a maintenance foreman for most of his career.  Rick was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and attending all of his grandkids sporting events.  Rick especially loved spending time at the shack.

He is survived by his wife Carol Garrity, Hibbing, children, Erin (Chris) Yzermans, Shakopee, MN, Carl (Jen) Boben, Hibbing, Lisa (Steve Olson) Lind, Corinth, TX, and Kelly (Ron) Hill, Hibbing, MN, and his 8 grandchildren, Marissa and Trevor Yzermans, Aune and Mikko Boben, Andrew and Alyssa Olson, Tori and Austin Hill, and Blake and Brenden Lind.  He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Nancy in 1988, and his sister, Carol Barta.

Funeral services for Richard will be 11:00 am, Friday, September 25, 2020 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Hibbing.  The Rev. Fr. Gabriel Waweru will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the funeral Mass at the church on Friday.  Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery of Hibbing.  Arrangements are with the Dougherty Funeral Home of Hibbing.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Hibbing)

MN

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, September 25, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church (Hibbing)

MN

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