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Terry Lee Rydeen

September 13, 1946 October 20, 2010
Terry Lee Rydeen
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Terry L. Rydeen, 64, was born on August 13, 1946 the son of Alfred and Elaine (Anderson) Rydeen in Rush City, MN.  Terry graduated from North Branch High School in 1964  and then joined the Air Force for four years.  After his discharge, he attended and graduated from Staples Area Vo-Tech.  Terry was united in marriage to Mary Nelson, they have been together for thirty years. Terry worked as heavy equipment operator for nineteen years for TR Murphy and twenty years for the Nobles County Highway Dept.   He volunteered as a coach for the Worthington Hockey Association, coaching Bantam and the High School teams for many years. He was an active member and was the current Worshipful Master of the Masonic Fraternity Lodge 101 in Worthington. He was a member of the OAZE Cycle Patrol and a Shriner for the El Riad from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Terry was an avid hunter and fisherman.  Terry died on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the Sunset Cottage in Worthington.
    Terry is survived by his wife Mary of Worthington; daughter Darci Rydeen of Aurora, Colorado; brother Larry (Shirley) Rydeen of Escondido, California. He is preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Elaine.
    Memorial services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, October 23, 2010 at the Benson Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Irwin Van Leeuwen officiating. Masonic Service at 10:30 am. Burial with military honors will be at the Worthington Cemetery. Honorary casket bearers will be Jim Hudson, Steve Regnier, and Robert Demuth Jr.

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