August 25, 1926 – July 29, 2019


Richard Leo Edelbrock, age 92, St. Cloud, MN, died Monday, July 29, 2019 at the St. Cloud Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Cloud, MN. Fr. Thomas Knoblach will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Burial will be in Assumption Cemetery, St. Cloud, MN. Funeral arrangements were made by Benson Funeral Home, St. Cloud, MN.

Richard was born August 25, 1926 in St. Cloud, MN to Louis and Frances (Barthle) Edelbrock. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. Richard married Marian A. Zawacki on June 20, 1949 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church, St. Cloud, MN. He was employed by NSP (XcelEnergy) for 35 years. Richard was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church and St. Cloud VFW Post #428. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and time spent with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Marian Edelbrock of St. Cloud, MN; children, Richard J. (Bonnie) Edelbrock of St. Cloud, MN; Robert G. (Sandee) Edelbrock of St. Cloud, MN; Susan Edelbrock of St. Cloud, MN; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Waylon) Slattery, Wendy (Levi) Becker, Emily (Jason) Anderson, Heidi (Lane) Albrecht, Teresa (Eric) Stoup, Dan (Cassandra ) Edelbrock; and twelve great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and two brothers.