HURON, S.D. — Richard Freng, 84, Huron, S.D. died July 31, 2020, at Avera Heart Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D.
Memorial services will be Aug. 10, at Welter Funeral Home, Huron, with Pastor Steve Brandsrud officiating.
Interment will be in Black Hills National Cemetery.
Richard was born June 17, 1936, to Clifford and Ruth (Sathe) Freng in Yankton, S.D. Dick lived with his mom until he joined the Army in November 1954. He spent most of his service time in Germany. When Dick returned to Yankton, he started to work with Northwest Public Service. He generated electricity for 45 years with NWPS, retiring in 2004. He married Beverly Meyer May 28, 1960, in Vermillion, S.D. In June 1968, the family transferred from Yankton to Huron.
Dick is survived by his wife Beverly, Huron; six children, Karen (Greg) Olson, Rapid City, S.D., and their children, Amanda (Jason) Daniels (Eliza and Owen), Justin (fiancé Britta Barta) Olson, all of Sioux Falls; Carmen (Brent) Mason and their children, Tyler, Tory and Teagan, all of Frankfort; Kyle Freng, Huron; Cristen (Pat Ellwein) Kuno, Rapid City, S.D., and her children, Nicholas and Nicole Kuno, Madison, Wis.; Karla (Corey) Wiegel, Huron, S.D., and their children, Morgan, Sioux Falls,S.D., and Nolan, Huron; and Courtney (Nate Olson) Freng, their children, Anetta and Graham, all of Minneapolis, Minn.
He was preceded in death by his parents.