Died - 12/31/2020
Hanley, Richard Gerald
March 31, 1934 - December 31, 2020
Born in Faribault, MN to John Joseph Hanley and
Theresa Bernadette O'Brien Hanley, the eldest of 5 children. He was a
Graduate of Bethlehem Academy, University of St. Thomas (BA) and the
University of Minnesota (MA). Richard was united in marriage to Kathleen
Louise Paquette on August 27, 1960. They enjoyed over four decades
together raising 7 children, camping, traveling, fishing and spending
time with family. He worked as a Teacher/Coach at Adams High school in
Adams, MN from 1956-57. He served in the US Army 1957-1959. He was a
Teacher/Coach for the Wayzata School District from 1959 to his
retirement in 1986. He was the Manager of Winning Edge Learning Center,
Wayzata, MN 1986-1989, Director at North Shore Community Recreation,
Hennepin County Service Center-1989-2001. He was a high school football
official for 30 years. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of
Columbus. He was an avid baseball fan, especially "His" Minnesota Twins.
Richard married Phyllis A. Prather on November 20, 2010 in Our Lady
Queen of Heaven Catholic Church in LaBelle, FL.
Preceded in death by Kathleen L. Hanley, wife; John
J. Hanley, father; Theresa B. Hanley, mother; brothers Joseph M. Hanley,
Lee A. Hanley and sister Rita R. Hanley. Survived by: Phyllis P. Hanley,
wife; brother Dennis (Patricia), daughter Jacqueline M. Gaffner (Kevin);
sons Stephen R. Hanley (Riki), Thomas M. Hanley (Sheri), Martin J.
Hanley (Julie), Gregory A Hanley (Susanne), Mitchell E. Hanley
(Christine), John L. Hanley (Kris); 15 grandchildren and 5 great
grand-children. Volunteer Service: Amicus, Softball Umpire, Hennepin
County Adult Corrections, Parker Lakes Golf Center, St. Bartholomew
Parish Council, Adult ESL Tutor, Wayzata; Elementary Reading Tutor,
LaBelle, FL, St. Columbkille Parish Thrift Store, Ft. Meyers, FL, Harry
Chapin Food Shelf, Ft. Meyers, FL, US Army Corps of Engineers Alva, FL.
A Memorial Ceremony to be announced. A private
Christian Mass for the family, due to Corona-19, will be at St.
Bartholomew Catholic Church in Wayzata, MN followed by interment at Fort
Snelling. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to Interfaith
Outreach in Plymouth, MN: firstname.lastname@example.org
Published on January 10, 2021
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