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Published March 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Richard Allen Herbranson

Richard Allen Herbranson, 61, Fargo, passed away on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Fergus Falls, MN.

Richard was born on January 11, 1952 at St. Ansgar Hospital in Moorhead to Clarence Oceanus and Beatrice Lorraine (LaPash) Herbranson. Richard was baptized and confirmed at Olivet Lutheran Church. He grew up in Fargo and was a May 29, 1970 graduate from Fargo North High School. He enjoyed many nicknames throughout his life, “Ricky,” “Rick” and “HeBe.” He entered the Marine Corps on January 13, 1972. During the Vietnam War he was awarded the Rifle Expert and was recognized for his physical fitness numbers and times. He was honorably discharged from Camp Pendleton, CA on January 11, 1974 achieving the rank of Corporal. Richard married Renee Langer on July 10, 1981 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fargo. They made their home in Fargo.

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