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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Richard Swenberger P.O. Box 41612, Plymouth, MN 55441.