Widmer Richard E., age 80, of Falcon Heights, died Aug. 7, 2002. He was a professor of floriculture at the U of M for 39 years. In addition to his gardening, he enjoyed spending time at his lake cabin in northern MN. Survived by wife of 53 years, Muriel; daughters, Wendy (Mark) Tully, Linda (Brad) DeKanick; grandchildren, Phillip, Amanda, Andrew, Rachel and Ian. Memorial service 10 AM Tuesday, Aug. 20 at St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ, 2129 Commonwealth Ave., St. Paul. Memorials may be given to the Richard E. Widmer Foundation, 2912 Silver Lake Court, Mpls., MN, 55421. Cremation Society of MN Mpls 612-825-2435

Published on August 18, 2002

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