MORGAN - Richard "Rich" Root, 83, of Morgan, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Luverne.
Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at St. John Lutheran Church in Morgan. Inurnment will be held at a later date in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15, at Nelson-Martin Funeral Home in Morgan and will continue at the church on Saturday for one hour prior to services.
Richard C.W. Root, the son of Ervin C. and Clara Helen (Johnson) Root, was born October 28, 1930 in Morgan.
He is survived by his wife Maxine of Morgan; daughters, Robin Maurer of Northfield, and Connie Bohn of Redwood Falls; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.