Richard Read

Richard P. “Dick” Read, 89, of Chisago City, formerly of Sebring, Florida passed away January 5, 2023.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Dick was born May 28, 1933 to Richard and Gladys Read in Staples. He graduated from Staples High School in 1951.  

Dick was a longtime employee of Burlington Northern Railroad. He loved hunting, fishing and summertime visits to Fish Trap Lake.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Joanne; three children; three step-children and one brother, Don (Sharon) Read.

He is preceded in death by one son, Dick Read.  

Arrangements are by the Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom. Condolences may be expressed online at

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