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Richard C. Ness

Richard C. Ness, 58, Fargo, died Monday, April 25, 2011 at Sanford Health, Fargo.

Richard Clint Ness was born March 3, 1953, in Moorhead, to Myrl and Margaret (Ohnstad) Ness. He grew up in West Fargo and attended school at South Elementary and West Fargo High School. Richard then served in the U.S. Army. Upon discharge, he traveled for a few years and lived in Washington state before returning to the area. For the last ten years, he worked as a custodian at NDSU. Richard loved fishing and the outdoors. 

He is survived by his daughter, Tamara Wagner, Moorhead; step-mother, Ruby Ness, West Fargo; brothers, Donald (Roxanne) Ness, Champlin, Minn., Dale (Cyndi) Ness, Byers, Colo., and Terry (Kari) Erickson, Moorhead.

Visitation was held Thursday, April 28, from 5 to 7 p.m., at West Funeral Home, West Fargo.

The Funeral was held Friday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m. at West Funeral Home Chapel with a reception following.

Final resting place will be Sunset Memorial Gardens, Fargo.

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(West Funeral Home, West Fargo)