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Richard Vilas Boswell


Richard Vilas Boswell

June 11, 1941 - Friday, April 22, 2016

Service Information

Church of Blessed Kateri-Minneapolis, MN

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

10:00 A.M.

Visitation Information

Church of Blessed Kateri-Minneapolis, MN

Monday, April 25, 2016

Beginning at 7:00 P.M.

Richard Vilas Boswell "Ishky" was born June 11, 1941 and Journeyed to the Spirit World on Friday, April 22, 2016. Preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Waleya Boswell; son, Wayne; his brothers and sisters; and two dogs, Oddio and Mugs. Survived by his wife, Kathy; son Junior; granddaughter Olivia; grandsons Anthony and Jared; great-grandkids: Jayden, Aubrie and Madeline; grandson-in-law, Jeff; sister Judy; and many other relatives. Ishky was born June 11, 1941 in Red Lake, MN. He grew up in Red Lake until he joined the Navy at the age of 17. He served four years, during those years he served in Vietnam and traveled the world and learned his trade of machinist, once discharged he continued on in the machinist industry and soon met his wife, Kathy, and they had two sons, Richard Jr. and Wayne. Ishky became a grandfather to Olivia, then a great-grandpa to Jayden, Aubrie and Madeline. He loved his great-grandchildren very deeply. Ishky loved watching his old time movies and having a slice of cake, he did have a sweet tooth! He liked to read and talk on the phone with his friends. He will be missed by all!

Funeral Services for Richard Boswell will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 10:00 A.M. at The Church of Blessed Kateri in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Officiating will be Michael Dahl. Interment Hillside Cemetery. Honorary Casket Bearers will be Chuck Stately, John Smith, Daryl Nomeland, Ricky Pankhurst, Milton Spears and Anthony Mata. Casket Bearers will be Bradley Engen, Jeff Dominguez, Jared Ironnecklace, Gary Spears, Joe Spears and George Spears Jr. Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, Minnesota is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to


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