Anglim, Richard Thomas Age 91, of South Minneapolis, died June 13th, 2020. Richard served in state & local government his entire life, including work for Civil Defense, Ramsey and Hennepin Counties. Public service was central to Richard's outlook on life. He believed in an honest, fair, and responsible government, run by the people it served. Born in Duluth, his service-oriented life began in his teens when he earned his Eagle Scout badge. After earning a BA in Business Economics at the University of Minnesota, Richard served in the U.S. Army as a Technical Sgt. from 1952-1954. Afterward, he went on to earn an MA in Public Administration from the U of M, where he met his future wife, Mary Ann Pool. He was a long-time member of the American Legion and served as a Commander of Richfield Post 435 from 1998 to 1999. He was also a life-long member of the DFL and occasionally worked as a supporter of local and state representatives. Richard is preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Anglim; his daughter Nancy Anglim; parents, Edward T. and Agnes Anglim; and brother Edward Anglim. He is survived by sons Chris and John; daughter Kathy; grandchildren James, Amelia and Mary Katharine. A private ceremony will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials can be sent in Richard's name to any of the Swing Left Funds… Minneapolis 612-861-6088

Published on June 21, 2020

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