Richard Danger, of Ham Lake, formerly of Mora, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at the Camden Care Center in Minneapolis. He was 64 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 11, 2012 at the Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church (19001 Jackson St. NE. East Bethel, MN 55001) with Pastor Dan Nordin officiating.
VISITATION will be from 5-7 pm on Friday, February 10, 2012 at the Rock Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham and 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Richard “Dick” Danger, of Ham Lake, formerly of Mora, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at the Camden Care Center in Minneapolis. He was 64 years old.
Richard Harlan Danger was born on July 17, 1947 in Mora, Minnesota to parents William and Violet (Westin) Danger. Dick attended Mora High School and graduated in 1965. After graduation, Dick enlisted in the United States Army where he served overseas during the Vietnam War. After his discharge from the military, Dick returned to Minnesota where he began working as an Equipment Operator for Highway Heavy and a member of the Local 49er’s Union. Dick worked for Minnesota State Curb & Gutter until he retired in 2008.
On November 25, 1971, Dick was united in marriage to Barbara Johnson at the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church of Braham. To this union, two daughters were born. Together the family lived in Minneapolis before building their family home in Ham Lake in 1979.
Dick enjoyed spending his free time at home. He liked watching the birds and battling with the squirrels. In earlier years he spent time motorcycling and ice fishing during the winter months. He was also an active member of the Ham Lake VFW. He and Barb enjoyed several trips to California to visit family. Dick will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
Dick is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Barbara of Ham Lake, daughters Stacie (Eric) Danger-Weston of Minneapolis, and Stephanie (Ted Sonquist) Danger of Minneapolis; grandchildren Tyler Weston, Maia Weston, Julian Danger-Sonquist, and Victor Danger-Sonquist; sister Janet (Joe) Miller of Peyton, CO; many other relatives and friends.