Richard H. Hoelmer

MANKATO – Mass of Christian burial for Richard “Rich” H. Hoelmer, 65, of Mankato, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Mankato. Interment will be in Woodland Hills Memorial Park, Mankato.

Hoelmer died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester of interstitial lung disease. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the church and will continue one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Woodland Hills Funeral Home of Mankato is handling the arrangements.

Richard Hoelmer was born May 26, 1948, in Fairmont, to Harley and Verna (Meier) Hoelmer.

Survivors include: wife, Joyce Hoelmer; children, Amy Colin and Eric Hoelmer; two grandchildren; and siblings, Kenneth Hoelmer, Lois Hilgendorf, David Hoelmer, Barbara Krause, and Kathleen Weiss.