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Funeral Services: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Visitation: The Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
  Wednesday, October 3rd from 4 to 7 p.m.

Richard D. "Moose" Kniefel, age 57 of Faribault, died on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 4, 2012 at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault. Interment will be at the Union Cemetery, Medford.

Visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 4 to 7 p.m. and also on Thursday for one hour prior to the services.

Richard Dean, the son of Louis and Beatrice (Jarvis) Kniefel was born on September 16, 1955 in Faribault. Rick graduated from Faribault High School in 1974. He was formerly employed by 7Up and currently by Crown, Cork & Seal, both of Faribault. He was served in the leadership of Moose Lodge #2098, Faribault and he loved to fish, cook and bake. Moose enjoyed western books and movies.

He is survived by three siblings, David (and Jackie) Kniefel, Christine Borgstahl and Greg (and Theresa) Kniefel all of Faribault; one aunt, Dorothy Juhnke of Faribault and one uncle, Wilfred Kniefel of Spokane, WA; nieces; nephews and other relatives and special friends, Mark Hansen and Larry Schmidtke.

Moose was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Patricia Shaffer.

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Guest Book Memories Will Be Recorded Below

Name: Doug Grimm
Email: grimbodoug@yahoo.com
Date: Sunday October 07, 2012


David and Jackie.... I don't know if you even remember me or not. Hung out to gether back around 1971 or so... Been a long long time since we last got together... Just wanted to say I am sorry for your loss and you all are in my prayers for peace and comfort.. Doug Grimm.

Name: Karla (WItzke) Oeltjenbruns
Email: kdwo55@gmail.com
Date: Tuesday October 02, 2012


Dearest Christine, David and Greg, I am so sorry to hear of Ricky's passing. Yes, I remember calling him Ricky when we were young! My deepest sympathy to you all and knowing that he is in a better place will hopefully, comfort you. Love to you all, a friend from Medford, Karla Witkze

Name: Christine
Email: cborgstahl@hickorytech.net
Date: Saturday September 29, 2012


We are at a loss of words and thoughts.We want you to know how much you are loved now and always.we will miss you but we know you are in good hands as you make your way to heaven,the angels will gently guide you.Mom,Dad and Patty will be waiting.We were not ready for you to leave us.We Love You!!!!