January 2, 1938 ~ August 19, 2021
Richard's service will be livestreamed below at 2:00 PM Tuesday August 31, 2021. Richard (Dick) L. Forsberg, 83, Fargo, N.D., died on Aug. 19, 2021, at Sanford Hospital. Dick had fought a long battle with cancer and other illnesses for some time. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota January 2, 1938 and was the son of E.L. (Frosty) and Edna Forsberg. He spent most of his life in Fargo and graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1955. Dick served three years in the U.S. Army and was based in Canada and Germany until his discharge. He graduated from Dakota Business College in Fargo and pursued a career in the insurance field for about 25 years until his retirement. He loved talking with people and made many friends by helping others. He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his longtime life companion, Joy Johnson, Fargo; sisters Bev Musegabes (Wally), Phoenix, Ariz., Carol Ulness (Don), Omaha, Neb., Mary Esson (Stan), Minneapolis; and many nieces and nephews.
My Sincere Sympathy Joy.. We always enjoyed seeing him and will remember Dick as a great person. Sorry to hear his last years were fighting cancer. Any time you want to talk give me a call. 🙏💕
Joy sorry to hear about Dick you were our neighbors on 3rd Ave &15th St and always had candy for my son Josh Dick and you were a great couple together heaven gained a great angel when they got him God Bless you Joy. Terri Nelson Gilbertson
Joy, My thoughts are with you at this time. I saw you & Dick at Hornbachers on 13th Ave. you two were leaving as I drove up. I wished I would have been 5 mins earlier. Dick was such a gentle & kind man. Always went out of his way to say Hi & have that big smile on his face. RIP Dick !! Suzi
I first met Dick when we played park board baseball together. He and I were a novelty at the time.We were both left handed and pitchers. We never forgot one another over the years and when we crossed paths our conversations were lengthy. The last one we had together was outside the Frying Pan restaurant about a year ago. He wanted to talk and Joy wanted to go. Joy’s parents were friends of my parents. Rest in peace lefty. Jim Ebsen
My cousin Dick to me was a extremely thoughtful and kind man. Dick always asked questions about what and how I was doing with a genuine and caring heart. Praying for peace, love and joy during this time of grieving and loss.
Paul and Teri Forsberg
We will truly missed u dick. I feel like I’ve known you forever. We will make sure to check on joy. R.I.P