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Richard B. Remmey, age 80, of Faribault, died on Sunday, December 29, 2013, at District One Hospital, Faribault.

Memorial services will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Faribault. Military rites provided by the Central Veterans Association, Faribault.

A memorial visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Thursday for one hour prior to the service.

Richard Bailey, the son of Donald and Lorraine (Bailey) Remmey was born on August 13, 1933 in Faribault. He graduated from Faribault High School in 1951 and served in the U. S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Shirley Bollenbach on April 2, 1955.

He served and retired as a State Conservation Officer in Rice County after transferring from the same position in Nobles & Rock Counties in Southwestern Minnesota. Prior to becoming a Game Warden, he worked for the Gopher Sales Company in Faribault. He also served as a Patrol Officer, Detective and Assistant Chief of Police for the City of Faribault.

Richard enjoyed woodburning, bass fishing on area lakes as well as hunting ducks and pheasants.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley. Two children; Rick Remmey and Wes (and Katie) Remmey all of Faribault. Four grandchildren; including Emily and John Remmey of Faribault. One brother; Donald (and Lylah) Remmey of Hot Springs, Arkansas. One sister in law; LaVonne Remmey of Warsaw. Nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother; Bruce Remmey.


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Name: Greg Turner
Date: Monday January 13, 2014


I am a retired MN Conservation Officer living in Red Wing, MN. I had the opportunity to work with Dick starting in my first year as a "Game Warden". To say Officer Remmey taught me the ropes would be an understatement. I worked with Dick many times in the Faribault area and he kept me out of trouble and taught me how to do the job the way he thought it should be done. We always worked hard and took great pride in the work we were doing. I couldn't have asked for a better role model in my early years. We had some great times with work parties involving many officers. Faribault is a busy and big station for a game warden and Dick was the man for the job. It was my pleasure to have served with him. My sincere condolences to the family.

Name: Don Remmey
Email: donremmeyco@prodigy.net
Date: Tuesday December 31, 2013


Our deepest sympathies to Shirley, Rick, Wes and his family. Dick was the big brother that I always looked up to. He spent his whole life being of service to his community and he will be greatly missed. The Don Remmey Family