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Richard A. Maggrett

Friday, November 11, 2011

Richard Allen Maggrett, 72, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and a former Le Mars resident, died Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011, surrounded by his family. Richard Allen Maggrett was born Nov. 10, 1938, in Sioux Falls, S.D. He was a 1957 graduate of Le Mars High School.

He graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Iowa, and went on to become a news reporter for TV stations in Sioux City and Nashville, Tenn. He was also a writer for Stars and Stripes in Washington D.C.

Richard served in the U.S. Navy from 1962-64.

He is survived by his son, Michael (Ginger) Maggrett; a grandson Hunter Maggrett; and a sister, Marilyn (Francis) Bachman.

Cremation has already taken place and there will be no services. Arrangements handled through Funeral and Cremation Care of Colorado at Pueblo, Colo.

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