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Richard "Dick" Howard Harvey Sr.
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Obituary for Richard "Dick" Howard Harvey Sr.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home in Eveleth. Officiant will be Fr. Rick Swenson. Visitation will be one hour before the service. A private family inurnment will be held at the Eveleth Cemetery following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Eveleth Area Community Foundation, P.O. Box 231, Eveleth, MN.

Richard H. “Dick” Harvey Sr., 80, of Eveleth died peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 with his beloved Nan by his side. Dick was born on October 13, 1937 in Virginia to Howard G. and Audra M. (Eddy) Harvey. He graduated from Virginia High School in 1955 and received his Civil Engineering degree from the University of Minnesota on March 17, 1960. Dick was united in marriage to Nancy Mae Carlson on July 1, 1961 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Eveleth. They recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. He was the owner of H.G. Harvey Constructors from 1961 until his retirement specializing in commercial projects across the entire Iron Range including Ely and International Falls.

He served as a director and chairman of the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota, the Duluth Builders Exchange, and served 16 years on the Eveleth-Gilbert School Board. He was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church and was the treasurer and senior warden of the vestry for many years. He was a board member of the Miner’s National Bank and was on the board of the Eveleth Area Community Foundation.

He was an avid sportsman, enjoying all aspects of fishing and hunting. He was a life member of Ducks Unlimited and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. He enjoyed a good book, time spent at Crane Lake with his family and was known for his dry sense of humor and quick wit.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy and their children, Rick (Teresa) Harvey, Christopher Harvey, Lisa (Kurt) DePaulis, Michelle (Todd) Ufford; grandchildren, Alyssa (Ryan), Samantha (Zach), Audra (Lucas), Jack, Abby, Spencer, Lauren, Maija, Quinn, Lucy; great-grandson, Henry Richard; brother, Ted (Marian) Harvey and nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of Essentia Health Hospice and the staff of St. Raphael’s and Fitzgerald nursing homes for their care and compassion.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Peter Harvey.


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Memorial Service

Saturday

21

Jul

11:00 AM
Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home

502 Adams Avenue
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

Visitation will be one hour before the service

Cemetery Details

Location

Eveleth Cemetery

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave.
Eveleth, MN

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