September 27, 1931 - June 19, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of LeRoy E. “Lee” Richter, 93, of St. Cloud, will be at 10:30 AM on Thursday, October 23, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in St. Cloud. Lee died October 19, 2014, at the St. Cloud Hospital. The Reverend Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM on Wednesday, and from 9:30-10:30 AM on Thursday at the Church. Parish prayers will be at 4:00 PM on Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls at 2:00 PM on Friday, Oct 24.

Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Lee was born on September 22, 1921 in St. Cloud to Frederick and Margaret (Rassier) Richter. He served in the US Army Air Corps from 1942-1946, and during the Korean Conflict in 1951. He married Genevieve Graf on Feb. 26, 1943 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. He was employed by NSP, retiring in 1983. Lee was a member of Holy Spirit Parish, the St. Cloud Antique Auto Club, VFW Post #428, Eagles Aerie #622, and the Knights of Columbus. Lee enjoyed hunting, traveling, bowling, and old cars.

Lee is survived by: children, Thomas (Sachiko) of St. Cloud, Kathleen (Gary) Vossen of Willmar, Larry of Clearwater, Gene (Karen) of St. Cloud, Steven (Dina) of Hastings; 14 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; brother Daniel (Barbara) of White Bear Lake.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Genevieve, son David, and great granddaughter Kendra Kleven.

Special thanks to Sister Diane of Holy Spirit Parish.