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Richard Leigh Swenberger

Richard Leigh Swenberger

August 1, 1938 - August 3, 2017

SWENBERGER, Richard Leigh, age 79, of Maple Grove, passed away on August 3, 2017. Member of the International Chili Society and CASI (Chili Appreciation Society, International). Richard also managed and wrote a blog for ICS "Gone with the Wind" and "Dick's Chili World". Preceded in death by his wife, Nancy; father,Gilbert Swenberger; mother, Martha "Marty" Swenberger (Ferris). He will be deeply missed by his children, Mark Swenberger (Sue), Julie Olson (Greg), Rick Buelow (Ruth), Chris Buelow (Renee), Tim Buelow (Jill), Kelly Swenberger; Mark and Julie's mom, Dianne Ranke; 13 grandchildren, Christina, Michael, Joey, David, Lauren, Alex, Kirsten, Ashley, Camryn, Holly, Hilary, Ryan, Rachel; great grandchildren, Samantha, Tyler, Raelynn, Cullin, Lucas; siblings, Mike Swenberger (Lynn), Jim Swenberger (Susan); nieces, Dani, Jeni, Jodie; nephew, Jay; relatives and good friends. Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 19th at the home of Tim Buelow. Inquiries may be sent to [email protected] or Richard Swenberger P.O. Box 41612, Plymouth, MN 55441.