Richard Stewart

November 8, 1936 ~ May 18, 2020 (age 83)


Richard Stewart Jr., age 83, of Minneapolis, MN, formerly Arkansaw passed away Monday, May 18, 2020 at his home. He was born November 8, 1936 in Arkansaw; the son of Richard and Mary (Bignell) Stewart.

He graduated from Arkansaw High School in 1954. Following graduation he joined the United States Air Force. After returning from the Air Force he worked at a munitions plant in Minneapolis.

Richard enjoyed trips to Arizona during the winter months, cheering on the Green Bay Packers, and spending time with family.

He is survived by two brothers, Elwood and Lawrence (Charlotte); three sisters, LaVina Herbst, Evelyn Keeler, and Catherine (Larry) Kraft; sister-in-law, Diane Stewart; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Leonard, Nelson, James, and Darrel; two sisters, Myrtle Price and Genevieve Schultz; special niece, Tammy Sam; and special great-nephew, Brett Sam.

Graveside services will be 11:00 am on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the Porcupine Cemetery with Pastor Lisa Weaver officiating. Military Honors to follow by Durand American Legion Post # 181. Goodrich Funeral Home in Durand is assisting the family. To express on-line condolences, visit obituaries at

In observance of the CDC guidelines due to the COVID-19 pandemic; those attending please practice social distancing, standing six feet apart and facial coverings are strongly recommended. Families in the same household may stand together, it is requested for those who are at high risk to please stay home and be safe.

Graveside Service

MAY 22. 11:00 AM (CST)

Porcupine Cemetery

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