Alex R. Richardson, 21

Published 11:45 am Monday, August 23, 2010

Alex R. Richardson, 21, of North Mankato, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester as the result of injuries from an automobile accident.


Mass will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Mankato with Fr. Don Rauscher officiating.  Burial will be In Calvary Cemetery, Mankato.  Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Tuesday at Mankato Mortuary and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Wednesday.

Alexander Richard was born March 21, 1989, to Kurt and Catherine (Siemers) Richardson in Faribault.  He attended Loyola School and graduated from Mankato West High School in 2007.  He took great pride in being a member of the Minnesota National Guard at Camp Ripley.  He enjoyed gourmet cooking, camping and fishing, and considered Camp Cayuna  his second home.  Alex loved to make people laugh.  He was a friend to everyone he met.  Alex was dependable, kind, respectful, & was always entertaining.  He was always there for his family, especially his brother and sister, and he cherished the time he spent with Erin, whom he loved very much.

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Alex is survived by his parents, Kurt and Catherine of North Mankato;  sister, Emma; brother, Fred; best friend, Erin Doyle; maternal grandparents, Judy and Richard Siemers; paternal grandmother, Mavis Richardson; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Alex was preceded into death by his grandfather, Fred and aunt, Julie.

We are so lucky to have loved him and to have been loved by him.

Arrangements pending with Mankato Mortuary.