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“I am so sorry Chad for your loss.... Thoughts & prayers to you and your family during this tough time. Sincerely,Dawn Greminger ”
1 of 29 | Posted by: Dawn Greminger

“Joni, Kari, Chris, Chad & family, I've rewritten this 3 times and I just don't have the right words to say how much I will miss your Dad and...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Lisa Briggs

“Dear Joan and Family, Our family moved to Apple Valley, MN from Detroit Lakes after our two sons--Chad and Chad--attended Holy Rosary Elementary...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Marilyn Paquette

“Carr family, So sorry for your loss. Dick was a good man. -Dan Ochsner, Friend. ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Dan Ochsner

“So deeply sorry for your loss. Praying for your peace and comfort today and in the days ahead. ”
5 of 29 | Posted by: Dianna Hansen

“Chris & Family - I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you. ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Frank Griebenow

“Dear Joni, Kari, Chris ,Chad , and family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time. Please take comfort in the fact that...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Bill & Liz Fossen

“Joni and family,I was so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. He was always so much fun. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 29 | Posted by: Mary Mortier

“Chris, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. You are in our thoughts and prayers! ”
9 of 29 | Posted by: Jeff and Wendy Flanery - MN

“Carr Family, We are so sorry for your loss. The heavens have gained a good one! He was a very special man to our family.Hugs to Joan and all of you...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: The Salos

“Joan, Kari, Chris, Chad and Family, Our deepest sympathies and heart felt condolences. Dick will always be missed and never forgotten. We always...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Keith and Denise Johnson

“Joan & FamilyWe are so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss. The Main...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Bob & Marilyn Jernberg

“I met Dick through mutual friends in the early 1970s and right away felt like I had known him all my life. He hunted our farm in Devils Lake a few...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Curt Bloomquist

“Joan & Tom, Kari Tschider Family,Our condolences on the loss of Dick's passing. Kari, losing a parent is so difficult and my heart goes out to...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Jerry & Michelle Paulson

“As an Army veteran I always enjoyed joking around with my Marine Corps friend Dick. He was always checking his watch with official Navy time and...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Julie Jernberg - Wagner

“Dear Joan, Kari, Chris, Chad & family,We are so sad to hear of Dick's unexpected death and very sad for the grief you are all feeling. So many...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: Dave & Ticky Freiborg

“On behalf of Marine Corps League Detachment #1109, I want to extend our deepest sympathies to the family. It will be an honor and privilege to...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Dave Free

“Carr family, we are so sorry for your loss. Dick was such a good friend of my dad, Tom Dalen. You are in our prayers. With Sympathy,Stephanie,...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Stephanie Dalen Flaten

“Carr family, we were saddened to hear the news of Dick's passing. Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. Mike, Amy, Madison and Reagan...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Michael Tschider

“We are sorry for your loss, we were shocked to hear. Condolences to your family. ”
20 of 29 | Posted by: Darla Vareberg

“We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your father, Kari, and wanted to send our condolences to you and your family. ”
21 of 29 | Posted by: Connie Tschider

“Joan, I am still in shock. Dick means so much to everyone in the Jernberg family. There are no words to do him justice. You and Dick are...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Terri Jernberg

“I'm saddened by this news. My deepest sympathy and prayers. Christi Brenna (Helmke) ”
23 of 29 | Posted by: Christi Brenna

“Joanie and family...our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. ”
24 of 29 | Posted by: Claudia and Scott Hanson - MN

“Joanie & Family,We extend our sincere condolences on this truly sad day. We will be thinking of you and keeping you all in our prayers. Marcia ...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: Greg & Marcia Potvin

“Joanie, Kari, Chris, Chad, You have my deepest sympathy and thoughtful prayers. Dick was a great influence on my life and he will be greatly missed....Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Doug Sumner

“Joan...I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: dee hovelson

“Joan and family, we are in Florida this month and so sorry to hear of Dick's passing. We are praying for all of you. God Bless you all! Gary and...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Bonnie Withrow

“Joan, we are very sorry to hear about Dick. You have our Condolences. ”
29 of 29 | Posted by: Bunyy and Hal


Richard J. Carr, 73, Detroit Lakes, MN, died Wednesday, March 27 at Essentia-St. Mary's Health in Detroit Lakes. Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 2 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Detroit Lakes, Msgr. Timothy McGee, officiating. Interment will be in Holy Rosary Cemetery with Military Rites provided by the Star of the North Marine Corps League. Friends may call 4:00 – 7:00 PM Monday with a Masonic Memorial Service at 5:00 PM and a Holy Rosary Parish Vigil at 6:00 PM. The visitation will continue at the church 1 hour prior to the mass on Tuesday. On-line tributes can be shared at www.daviddonehower.com. Richard Jozef Carr, known as Dick, was born December 1, 1939 in Ivanhoe, MN to Thomas and Theresa (Sovell) Carr. He was raised and educated in Ivanhoe and Marshall, MN, Beaver Dam, WI and Chicago, IL. He served in the U. S. Marine Corps Dec. 6, 1956 to Oct. 27, 1959. Dick was united in marriage to Joan Colburn May 18, 1963 in Marshall, MN. They lived in Marshall until moving to Mankato where he graduated from Mankato State College in 1967. He worked for National Poly Products in Mankato until moving to Detroit Lakes in 1972 when they purchased Neitzke Concrete Products and changed the name to CarrCrete. He became a realtor and was a realtor/broker for Century 21 and Counselor Realty from 1990 until the time of his death. Dick was active in the Detroit Lakes area having been a member of the Detroit Lakes Noon Rotary Club, the El Zagal Shrine, Mt. Tabor Masonic Lodge, Ducks Unlimited, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, The National Rifle Assn., the National Assn. of Realtors and the 10:00 o'clock coffee group at Main Street Restaurant. In 2012, he was named the lakes area realtor of the year.Dick treasured his time with his family and proudly attended his children's and grandchildren's activities. He especially treasured being referred to by his grandchildren as "Grandpa Duck". He enjoyed traveling with friends especially to Hawaii and Mexico. He loved hunting, especially the trips to Camp O-Me-Mee with his hunting buddies; participating in sports collectables shows, running the Detroit Lake "Ice-out" competition each year and keeping track of the "daily winner" for the 10 o'clock coffee group. Dick was a passionate reader, and was honored that he was a winner of the veteran's elk hunting trip to Cortez, Co. He also loved to tinker and enjoyed helping others on a regular basis. He will also be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor and his ability to play unique practical jokes. Survivors include his wife, Joan of Detroit Lakes, his daughter: Kari and her husband Tom Tschider of Detroit Lakes, sons: Christopher and his wife Amber of Maple Grove, MN and Chad and his wife Sarah of Minneapolis, grandchildren: Taylor, Matlyn and Lauren Tschider, Jozefina Carr and Devin Beach.; three sisters: Elaine Cain of Midland, MI, Madge Romalia and her husband, Bruce of Chandler, AZ, JoAnn Dinkel and her husband Dale of Beaver Dam, WI and a brother: Robert Carr and his wife, Phyllis of Marshall, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters: Adeline Janz and Rose Ann Patterson. The family would be honored if tributes would be directed in Dick's name to one of the following: Wounded Warrior Guide Service Program, Rotary Scholarships, Detroit Lakes Dollars for Scholars or The American Heart Association. The David-Donehower Funeral Home is serving the family.

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