Date of BirthMay 25, 1947

Richard Farley Obituary

Date of BirthMay 25, 1947

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Date of DeathMarch 29, 2017

Richard Farley Obituary

from Sioux falls, South Dakota, United States

Richard "Rich" FarleyRich Farley, 69, died on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Richard Edward Farley was born on May 25, 1947 in Dixon, Ill., to Audrey and James Farley. Rich and his mom moved to South Dakota when he was 4 years old. He grew up in Sioux Falls and graduated from Washington High School in 1965. After high school, Rich, attended Sioux Falls College, served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968 and attended the University of South Dakota. In 1971, he married Jeannie Nordstrom. They lived in Sioux Falls until they moved to rural Crooks in 1975 where Rich farmed for 34 years.Rich enjoyed spending time with family and friends, traveling, hunting, fishing, drinking coffee and playing cards.Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Jeannie; daughter Janna and her husband, Matt Weissenberger; daughter Jessica and her husband, Jess Elofson; and his grandchildren, Eva, Joshua, Roman and Katelyn.A celebration of Rich's life will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 22, with a short program at 4 p.m. at the Crooks Community Center, 701 S. West Ave., Crooks. minnehahafuneralhome.com

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