RICHARD "RICK" L. KOLENDARichard "Rick" L. Kolenda passed away April 29, 2012 in Boston, Mass.
Richard "Rick" L. Kolenda passed away April 29, 2012 in Boston, Mass.
Rick was a long time contractor in the Boston area and his favorite pastime was watching the Boston Celtics and the Twins Games. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving on the River Patrol Boats in Vietnam. He was a loving brother who doted on his younger sister, Judy. Rick always looked forward coming back to Minnesota so he could visit his brother, Ed, and pursue his hobby of working on his childhood home in Duluth with Jim Kuklis. Rick was a graduate of Hermantown High School, Class of 1964.
He is survived by his wife Judith; daughters Rena, and Reece Ann; son Casey; several grandchildren; his brother Edward (Diane) and family of Otsego Minn.; sister, Judith May (Brad) and family of Goose Creek, S.C.; numerous nephews and nieces. his best friends since childhood Jim Kuklis of Carlton and Jerry Udjur of Duluth.
MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, 2012 with an Honor Guard Tribute at Northland Country Club, outdoor tent, 3901 East Superior Street, Duluth.
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