Gitzen, Richard J. “Dick”
Age 67 of Apple Valley, passed away on Dec. 27, 2021. Preceded in death by his parents, Alfred & Agnes. Survived by his loving wife, Cynthia; sons, Brandon (Andrea) Imsdahl, Jonathan Gitzen, and Jason (Michelle) Thorman; grandsons, Christian, Anthony, Benjamin, and Gavin; 7 siblings; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Dick was a dedicated, hardworking employee of Northwest and Delta Airlines for over 40 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved being a grandpa. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11am on Thurs., Jan. 6, 2021, at Mary, Mother of the Church, 3333 Cliff Rd. E., Burnsville, with visitation one hour prior.