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Richard Lee Gravenhorst

June 11, 1932 ~ June 2, 2017 (age 84)
Richard Lee Gravenhorst passed away at his home at the age of  84, surrounded by his loving family on June 2, 2017.  Richard was born June 11, 1932 in LaPorte City,  Iowa, beloved son of the late K.C. Gravenhorst and Arlene Beal LaFrantz, and beloved husband to the  late Sally Mead Gravenhorst.  Richard made his home in River Ridge, LA after living in Cedar Rapids, IA, Glendale, AZ, Little Rock, AR and Richardson , TX; living in Louisiana since 1973.  An Air Force Veteran, Richard was part owner of Reco Crane Co. Inc., Moxie Media, Inc and Multimedia Holdings LLC.  He is survived by his loving daughter Kim C. Gallup, his son-in-law Thomas P. Gallup and granddaughter Shelby L. Gallup.  Richard was a devoted Saints, Pelicans, and Hawkeye fan as well as an avid golfer, hunter, and sportsman.  Funeral services  will be held Thursday June 8, 2017 at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home 3827 Canal St. at 1:30 P.M.  The family will receive friends starting at 11:30 A.M.  In lieu of flowers the family request donations to the American Lung Association 2325 Severn Ave #8, Metairie LA 70001.  ARRANGEMENTS BY JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME.  Condolences may be expressed at

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