Richard “Rich” Vincent Doboszenski, 74, of Rockford, passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday, Sept. 3, 2021.
He was born Aug. 21, 1947, to Vincent and Rose (Marx) Doboszenski in Watertown, Minnesota.
He grew up in Loretto, and attended Delano High School, graduating in 1966. Rich was inducted into the Army and served during the Vietnam war.
He was honorably discharged in September 1968. Rich made his career in the roofing industry.
Rich was a loving father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and family.
Fishing was a hobby that he enjoyed for many years.
Rich was preceded in death by his son, Christopher; grandson Christian; parents: Vincent and Rose Doboszenski; siblings: Delrose Kilthau, Kathleen Peterson, and Ronald Doboszenski; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law: Richard Peterson, Leonard Schlosser “Junior,” Arlene Doboszenski, and Phyllis Doboszenski; as well as many other extended family.
Rich is survived by his sons: Charlie (Kristin) Doboszenski, and Billy (Lacey) Doboszenski; grandchildren: Jayden, Peyton, Maevy, and Mikey; siblings: Bernice Schlosser, Leander (Lucy) Doboszenski, Gerald (Eldoris) Doboszenski, James Doboszenski, Kenneth Doboszenski, Marvin (Marlene) Doboszenski, and Anthony (Margaret) Doboszenski; sister-in-law Marlis Doboszenski; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, Sept. 9, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto.
Visitation took place Wednesday at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and continued Thursday at the church, prior to Mass.
Interment with military honors took place in the church cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.