5-7:00 P.M. Friday, January 14 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
1-2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 15 in St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Horace.
7:00 P.M. Friday, January 14 in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
2:00 P.M. Saturday, January 15 in St. Benedict's Catholic Church, Horace.
St. Benedict's Catholic Church Cemetery, Horace.
Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo.
Adrian Richard, 93, Fargo passed away Wednesday, January 12 in his daughter’s home under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.
Adrian was born to Alfred and Elmire Richard on the family farm near Hickson, North Dakota on September 29, 1917. He grew up there and attended school at St. Joseph’s Academy, St. Benedict’s Church until transferring to the Crosier Seminary at Onamia, Minnesota where he studied from 1933 to 1935. Adrian returned to farm with his family in 1935 and took over the farm in 1943. Adrian had a dairy herd until 1969. He farmed until his retirement in 1980 where he then made his home in Chrisan Estates, rural Fargo until 1990. In 1990 they moved to Riverview Place where he enjoyed 20 years of retirement living.
Adrian was a member of numerous Farm Organizations and the Pleasant Township Board.
Adrian Richard married Hazel Fugere at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church on January 6, 1943.
He is survived by his children, Cecile (Larry) Heiser, Breckenridge, Minnesota, Catherine (Myron) Tande, Fargo, North Dakota, Patrick (Laurel) Richard, Lakeside, California, Jim (Janet) Richard, Rancho Cordova, Ca., Bill (Bev) Richard, Sebeka, MN, Larry (Susan) Richard, Horace, North Dakota, Michelle (Brad) Lenertz, Winona, MN, 18 Grandchildren, Sharon (Richard) Fossen, Robert (Becky) Heiser, Laura (James) Bent, Brian (Desiree) Tande, Emilee (Bradley) Johnson, Christopher Richard, Cory Richard, Alicia (Jeremy) Peaslee, Michel (Li) Richard, Jacquelyn (Jimmy) Dulka, Alexander (Mary) Richard, Rebecca (Joshua) Scraper, Elisabeth Richard, Jeremy (Kathy) Hase, Philip (Leisa) Hase, Eric (Tiffani) Hase, Melissa Hase, Anthony Lenertz, and 23 Great-Grandchildren, Kyle Heiser, Peyton and Hunter Waldera, Matthew and Hannah Fossen, Michelle, Christine and Leah Bent, Lucas, Joel, Gabriel, and Adrianna Tande, Riley and Carter Johnson, Henry and Noelle Richard, Ethan Richard, Gabriella and Julianna Scraper, Grace Dulka, Madison and Kaden Hase, and Grant Hase.
Adrian was preceded in death by his wife, Hazel, parents, 2 daughters, Madeleine Hase, Laura, 1 son, Thomas, and 8 siblings, Leon, Tony, Jeanette, Roland, Fr. Daniel, Catherine, Loretta, Nicholas, and 1 grandchild.