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Richard Lance


Mon, Apr 30th, 2012
Posted in Peterson Obituaries

Richard “Dick” Lance, age 60, of Peterson, Minn. died on Thursday, April 19, 2012, following a battle with liver cancer since October of 2011.

Dick was born on November 29, 1951, in Cirencester, England to William and Dorothy (Harris) Lance. He was raised in Owatonna, Minn. and graduated from Owatonna High School in 1970. He interred the U.S. Navy and served as a corpsman in the U.S. Marines. Following the Military he moved back to Owatonna. On February 26, 1983, Dick was united in marriage with Sue Wieman in Owatonna. Dick worked at Truth, inc. in Owatonna for 17 years, moving to Peterson in 1992. He was a Senior Quality Manager at TRW in Rushford until 2008. Dick loved being a grandpa during his retirement. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf, cooking for family and friends, camping and bowling. He was a member of the Peterson American Legion.

Dick is survived by his wife, Sue; two daughters, Nicole (Ryan Peterson) Lance and their son Braydon of Rushford, Minn. and Amanda (Ben) Baumgartner and their son Austin of La Crescent, Minn.; two sons: Jason (Jennifer) Lance and their children, Joey and Gavin with twins on the way, and Jeremy and his fiancé, Kim and their son, JJ all of Coon Rapids, Minn.; step-son, Jeff and his wife, Jarica of St. Louis, Missouri; four brothers: John, Mike, Tom and Bill; and by a sister, Mary.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Theresa.

In lieu of flowers the family prefers memorials to be directed to the American Cancer Society.

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