Written by TRF Times
Forest Lake - Richard Allen Nissen, 60, longtime Thief River Falls resident, passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness on Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
Graveside services were held Monday, June 16 at Silverton Cemetery, rural Thief River Falls. Military honors were provided by VFW Post 2793, American Legion Ecklund-Holmstrom Post 117 and the Minnesota National Guard.
Richard was an U.S. Army Veteran of Vietnam. He loved to laugh and had a great sense of humor. Richard’s creativity and kind-heartedness endeared him to those he met.
Richard is survived by his mother, Alice Nissen; daughter, Jody (Darren) Daltry; son, Matt (Monica) Prude; siblings, Diane Eide (Ed) Kaiser, Lonny (Deb) Nissen, Catherine Wilson, Rodney Nissen; four grandsons; one granddaughter; and cherished nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father; nieces; and grandparents.