Ragnow Richard W., age 76, of Cologne, MN, on December 8, of emphysema. A widower since Rosemary's death in 1995, Dick is survived by daughters, Maggie and Carrie; sons and their wives, Bill & Vicki (GA), Bob & Jan (CO), and Jon & Marty; grandchildren, Devin, Sarah, Kurt, Matt, Frank, Katie, Samantha, Jack, Maddie, and Michael, and many other family members and friends. Dick - artist, inventor, entrepreneur - was a decorated veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict; he also served his community through volunteer work at several crisis centers. He continues to serve with the donation of his body to the U of M Medical School. At Dick's request there will be no memorial service. Memorials preferred to the American Lung Assoc., the American Legion Family Hospital Assoc., St. Paul, MN, or to the veteran's group of the donor's choice. A special thank you to the staffs at the VA Hospital and Waconia Ridgeview Medical Center for their kind and loving care.

Published on December 15, 2002

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