Richard N. Lake, 74, 5212 F Road, Bark River, passed away on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at Marquette General Hospital.
He was born in Hibbing, MN, son of Eli and Aurelie (Sandstad) Lake. Richard was raised in Chishlom, MN and attended Hibbing High School.
Richard was a personal warrant officer for the Army for 20 years.
He was the founder and honorary member of the Mesabi Rock and Mineral
Club in Hibbing, MN.
In 2000, he moved to Bark River.
Among survivors include his son, Michael Lake of Bark River; sisters, Linda (Glen) Hammond of Virginia, MN and Jean (Jim) Humeniuk of Bimigy, MN; and sister in law, Sandy Aylward of Daggett, MI.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Anita.
In keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no public service.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Lake family with arrangements.