Richard Fleigle, age 86, of Oak Park, passed away Aug. 18, 2023, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial was Aug. 25, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Foreston. The Rev. Tom Olson officiated and burial took place in the parish cemetery. Service with Dignity provided by the Foley Funeral Home.
Richard John Fleigle was born June 7, 1937, in Oak Park, to Bert and Marie (Mohr) Fleigle. He married Betty Peterson Oct. 31, 1959, at St. Louis Catholic Church. Richard lived most of his life in the Oak Park area. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for Galaxy Mechanical for many years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, auto racing and traveling the country sightseeing. He was a member of the Local 49ers and St. Louis Catholic Church.
He is survived by his sons; Dean (Shelly), Sauk Rapids and Darren of Sartell, grandson, Daniel, and a brother, Dennis (Bonnie), of Big Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Betty, son, Duane and brothers and sisters: Robert, Paul, Jim, Don, Margaret Nystrom, Mary Otto and Dolores Kosolowski.