Richard Shankey, 67

Richard Dick Dale Shankey, 67, of Morristown, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at the Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

Born May 27, 1941, in Red Wing, he was a son of Martin and Frances (Christ) Shankey. He married Evelyn Fierst on February 27, 1965, in Faribault. Dick served in the U. S. Marines. He was formerly employed by Northfield and Faribault Ready Mix. He was currently the caretaker of Riverside Cemetery in Morristown.

He is survived by his wife; children Ronald Shankey, Hudson, WI and former daughter-in-law Dawn, Robert (Tina) Shankey, Faribault and Crissie (Justin Miller), New Prague; nine grandchildren Ryan, Patrick, Kelia, Andrew and Jessica Shankey, Carter, Mavrick, Joshua and Bryce Miller; three sisters Gladys Meyer, Faribault, Helen Eul, LeRoy and Jeanette (Harold) Keilen, Faribault; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a son Bob in infancy; his parents; and two brothers Ralph and Donald Shankey.

Memorial services were held at the Boldt Funeral Home in Faribault on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 10:30 a.m.   Interment will be at Maple Lawn Cemetery in Faribault at a later date.

Military rites were conducted by the American Legion Post #149 of Morristown at the funeral home.

A memorial visitation was held at the Boldt Funeral Home on Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., and also in the funeral home for one hour prior to the services on Saturday.

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