Linnell, Richard P. age 75, peacefully passed away on January 12, 2016 from complications related to Parkinson's Disease. He was born in Minneapolis, MN to Richard E. Linnell and Dorris Linnell. He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota for both his undergraduate degree and MBA. He loved life and tried to get the most out of his life. Telling jokes, some good and some not so good, was something he enjoyed his entire life. He loved to travel and spend time with his family. He took numerous ski trips to the Rocky Mountains with family and numerous ski buddies. He met his "wife" Joyce in 1958 when they graduated from Central High School in Minneapolis, MN, but they didn't become a couple until they reacquainted themselves at their 50th high school reunion. He was predeceased by his brother in law Thomas Clark. He is survived by his "wife" Joyce Jensen, sons Richard D. Linnell (Terry) and Matthew Linnell, sister Katherine Clark, grandchildren Emma, Will, Richard Davis, Throop and Breccan, niece Kaycee McDougal and nephew Chris Clark. A memorial service will be held at 2 PM on January 17, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, MI.

Published on January 17, 2016

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