Richard James "Dick" Stasson

January 6, 1934 - December 19, 2021

Obituary for Richard James "Dick" Stasson

Richard James “Dick” Stasson, age 87, of Brooklyn Park, was welcomed into his eternal life on December 19, 2021.

Dick was born on the family farm in Morton, Minnesota to Dennis Francis Stasson and Mary Magdeline (Fernbaugh) Stasson on January 6,1934. His family lived on the farm until he was 13 years old when they moved to Minneapolis where Dick graduated from North High School in 1951.

Dick joined the army and was stationed in Korea. After returning home, he met Margaret Ann Sexton who he married on August 31,1957 at Ascension Catholic Church in Minneapolis. They made their home in Brooklyn Park where they raised their four children, and became faithful members of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church since 1964.

Dick loved meeting people, loved life and had a great smile. Dick worked in sales for Minnesgasco and Marsh Heating and Air in Brooklyn Park. Dick was an avid golfer, and a member of the Daytona Golf and Country Club for many years. For several of those years, Dick was Men's Club president and he loved traveling around the US golfing. He even boasted about a few holes-in-one! When his family was young, Dick enjoyed bowling and was on a league. He loved to be outdoors snowmobiling and spent many hours in his garage ensuring his snowmobiles were running properly. He loved downhill skiing, taking several trips to Michigan to ski the more challenging runs. The family enjoyed time together in their backyard pool where they hosted several parties. In his later years, Dick played cards with his golf buddies at Daytona.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; Dennis and Mary Stasson; sibling and spouses; Francis Stasson, Voila O'Donnel, Mary and Robert Nenno, Bernard and Jane Stasson, Cecelia and Lawrence Barger, Margaret Rose and Robert Shimota, William Stasson, Patricia Chevalier, Donald Stasson, Janet Stasson, and Ronnie and Elmer Fortney.

Dick is survived by his loving wife of 64 years; Peggy Stasson; brother; Gerald (Kathy) Stasson; children; Kevin Stasson, Nancy (Doug) Reichert, Timothy (Sandy) Stasson, and Patricia (Thomas) Patterson; grandchildren; Rick (Tiffany) Reichert, Michael (Brittany) Patterson, Julie (Jason) Nelson, and Matthew (Vayla) Patterson; great-grandchildren; Celone, Jeremiah, Caden, and Jennings; brother and sisters in-law; Betty Lou Burnham, Mary Jo and John Knabe, Joanne Sexton; and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 10AM. A reviewal will be held one hour prior to mass with a luncheon following. Burial will be held at Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 2PM following luncheon.

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church - 7025 Halifax Ave. N., Brooklyn Center, MN. 55429

Fort Snelling National Cemetery - 7601 34th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN. 55450


Friday, May 13th

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
7025 Halifax Avenue North
Brooklyn Center, MN

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Mass of Christian Burial

Friday, May 13th

St. Alphonsus Catholic Church
7025 Halifax Avenue North
Brooklyn Center, MN

Driving Directions


Friday, May 13th 2PM

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55450

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