Albert Lea Richard Elwood Hovland, age 85, of Albert Lea, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at St. John's Lutheran Home in Albert Lea.
A Memorial Service will be held in the Spring of 2013. Arrangements are pending with Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells.
Richard was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Bricelyn, the son of Alfred and Bennia (Anderson) Hovland.
Richard is survived by his wife, Evelyn, of Albert Lea; son, Carroll, of Albert Lea; daughters, Julie (Jim) Yahnke, of Owatonna, Laurie Hovland, of Minneapolis, and Sue (Steven) Wright, of Albert Lea; sister, Ramona (Arlen) Legred, of?Bricelyn; brother-in-law, Howard (Jody) Lange, of Blue Earth; three grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
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