Richard (“Dick”) Kinsella passed away on June 10, 2013 from complications related to dementia.
Preceded in death by parents, Frank and Vernetta; siblings, Eileen Boike, John, Joseph, Steven and Lorine Kinsella. Survived by 9 children, John (Tammy), Dan (Karen), Mary (Mike) Maeser, Bob (Lisa), Margaret Johnson, Mark (Stephanie), Paul (Cheryl), Joe (Julie) Jenny Kinsella; 24 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and sister-in-law, Barbara.
The father of nine children, he was a gracious man, worked hard to support his family and quietly pursued a way of living that would please our Lord. Dick’s work career was as a court reporter. First for the Hennepin County court system and then creating his own court reporting service, Kinsella & Hartigan. With his wife of 59 years, Rita, they raised this large family in south Minneapolis. He adored the beauty of Lake Harriet, sailing and sitting on his porch. He leaves this world loved for his quiet dedication to family and faith.
Wake to be held at Gill Brothers Funeral Home, 5801 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis Minnesota, 5-8:00 on Monday, June 17 and one hour prior to Mass at Church. Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Thomas the Apostle, 2914 W. 44th St, Mpls. MN, Tuesday, June 18 10:30, lunch to follow; burial at Fort Snelling. In lieu of flowers consider memorials to Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota or St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.
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