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David “Pops” Rilea, 82

Jun 30, 2019

Pops Rilea

Blue Earth David “Pops” Rilea, age 82, passed away on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from a stroke, at his home in Blue Earth. He was born on Nov. 12, 1936 in Worthington, to Howard Paul and Naomi Elizabeth (Huling) Rilea.

He is survived by four daughters, four sons, one stepdaughter, one stepson, 30 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and his support dog Purdy.

There will a Celebration of Life on July 27, 2019 at Garden Court in Winnebago from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. for the public. Family and close friends will gather from 1-4 p.m. to say their goodbyes.