Richard Willis Fix

Richard Willis Fix passed away June 3, 2019 at age 66 of liver failure. He had been waiting on a transplant list for 7 years, but it was not to be. Rich was born on August 4, 1952 in Braham MN to Lorraine & John Fix. He graduated from Braham High School in 1970. Rich married his high school sweet heart, Claire Chapman, on November 28, 1970, they were married 48 years. In school he was a wrestler & played on the football team. His first job was working fields for a potato farmer, while still in school. After graduation he worked for a Barbarosa & Sons for a few years, installing pipes. Then he went to work as a laborer in a masonry company which led him to form his own business, Midstate Masonry, which he ran for 35 years. After his health declined he phased himself out of the company & went into metal recyling working by himself. Rich is survived by his wife Claire, daughter Tracy Duwix (James) Grandchildren Richelle & Kevin Duwix. Sisters Kathy Fiedler (Don), Joyce Sawatsky (Mark), Dixie Libra (Troy); Brothers Don Fix (Geneva), Lee Fix (Julaine), Vern Fix (Lynn) and father John Fix. As well as many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by his mother Lorraine Fix and three siblings in their childhood, brothers Rudy and Cliffy, and sister Diana. There will be a memorial on June 22 at 1:00 at The United Methodist Church at 921 Downs Road, Champlin MN.

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