Richard S. (“Rick”) age 73 of Maple Grove, MN passed away on August 24, 2019. Rick was devoted to his family and loved by his wife, children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at St. Barnabas Church in Plymouth, MN on Labor Day, September 2, 2019 beginning at 2:00 p.m. to be followed by a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. A celebration of life party will follow at 4:30 p.m. at Pittsburgh Blue restaurant in Maple Grove, MN. Memorials are preferred to the CJD Foundation www.cjdfoundation.org.
Rick was born April 24, 1946 in Mankato, MN to Richard and Bernice Little. He grew up in Rochester, MN and graduated from John Marshall High School. He received his undergraduate degree from Mankato State University and his Law Degree from the University of Minnesota. Rick is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Ann L. Little, his sister Nancy (Mark) Kristensen, his sons, Steven R. Little and Christopher M. (Stacy) Little and his four grandchildren, Luke, Ian, Jack and Lily. Rick was a real estate lawyer, served as a deputy examiner of titles for Hennepin and Anoka Counties , was a title examiner for Commercial Partners Title and was of counsel with SRL Law, PLLC. Rick was one of the foremost experts on Torrens property law and was the 2016 recipient of the Minnesota State Bar Association-Real Property Section Distinguished Service Award. Rick was an avid fan of the Minnesota Golden Gopher men’s basketball team, the Minnesota Twins, Pontiac cars, Caribou Coffee, and Pittsburgh Blue.