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Richard A. "Dick" Blahut

Richard A. "Dick" Blahut

Richard A. "Dick" Blahut, age 85, of Baxter, passed away on May 19, at Good Samaritan Society - Bethany.

He was born in Emporia, KS to Albert and Elizabeth Blahut on August 16, 1933.

Dick served two years in the Army. He was employed with Northwest Airlines for 38 years in Minneapolis. He is a member of the American Legion Post 255, Brainerd.

Dick was a loving and proud husband, father and grandfather to wife, Sandra, son, Richard Jr. (Laurie Buckley) of Berthold, ND; grandchildren, Skyler of St. Cloud, MN, Tanner of Minot, ND and Sailor of Berthold, ND. Also survived by Carol Person, the mother of his grandchildren, Laurie's children and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers and 2 sisters.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at St. Francis Catholic Church with Father Tony Wroblewski officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home in Brainerd and will continue the hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Burial will be in Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery. Military Honors will be provided by Brainerd American Legion and V.F.W. Post 255. Arrangements with Nelson-Doran Funeral Home.