November 10, 1926 – Monday, February 7, 2011
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, M
Friday, February 11, 2011
Richard D. “Dick” Genty, age 84, of Winsted.
1944 graduate of Mpls. Marshall High School and 1952 graduate of William Mitchell School of Law. Formerly practiced law in St. Louis Park and became a practicing Winsted attorney in 1960; also former city attorney for Maple Grove and Winsted; served as Chief Public Defender of the First Judicial District from 1967 – 1985.
Survived by loving wife of 59 years Joan E Genty, children: Jan (Fran) Eggert, Richard (Roberta) Genty, Jr., John (Sharon) Genty, Cynthia (Steve) Ernhart, Teresa (Alan) Ohm, Kathleen (Mike) McGinn, Thomas Genty (Scott Schlaffman) and Maureen (Greg) Sevilla; 16 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Jim (Pat) Genty, sister, Lyla (Stan) Christianson, sisters-in-law, Betty Genty White, Doris Thoreson and brother-in-law, Bruce (Lorraine) Kirkwood; many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents Wilfred and Lyal Genty, brother, Bill Genty and by sister, Marnell Genty.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 11:30 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. A visitation will be held AT THE CHURCH on Thursday from 4-8 PM. A KC Rosary will be recited at 6 PM, an American Legion Ritual at 6:45 PM followed by parish prayers at 7:30 PM. Visitation continues at the church on Friday morning from 10:00 AM until time of mass.
Memorials preferred to Holy Trinity Church & School of Winsted, ATHC of Winsted or the Winsted American Legion.
The Chilson Funeral Home of Winsted is proud to have served the family.