Munson Township

Century Farms in Munson Township

Daniel L. Holthaus
1949 - 2018

Richmond - Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, August 6, 2018 at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Richmond, MN for Daniel L. Holthaus, age 69, who died Wednesday at his home of natural causes. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., Sunday evening at the Wenner Funeral Home, Richmond, MN. Visitation will continue from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Monday morning at the funeral home.

Dan was born on April 19, 1949 in Richmond, MN to Joseph and Louise (Moser) Holthaus. He married Joan Rothstein on February 5, 1972 in St. Martin. Dan enjoyed hunting, Harley Motorcycles and his morning coffee clutching. He was a member of the Munson Township Board, Richmond American Legion, Farming Lions and Chain of Lakes Fire District Board.

Survivors include his wife, Joan; children, Jessica (Rick) Feldhege, Dean (Melissa), Tina Holthaus, Karl (Victoria), Anne Holthaus (Travis); siblings, Helen (Howard) Reitmeier, Edwin (Cindy) Holthaus, Julia Blasius, Andrew (Joyce) Holthaus, Marilyn (Francis) Horn, David (JoAnn) Holthaus, Fred (Sharon) Holthaus, Carol (Tom) Mueller; and 13 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, John (1995) and his brother-in-law, Norman Blasius (2018).

Monthly Township
Board Meetings

Township Board Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 8:00 PM at the Munson Town Hall located at 23857 County Road 23, Richmond. If a federal holiday falls on the third Monday, the meeting will be held on the third Tuesday of the month at 8:00 PM. If you would like to address the board on an issue, please call the clerk at 597-3068, or email, to be placed on the agenda.
Office hours  weekdays from 9:00-5:00.
The Munson Township Mailing Address:
Munson Township
P O Box 505
23857 County Road 23
Richmond, MN 56368

​​Our History

Munson Township lies in the south-central part of the county, and has an area of 23,040 acres. The surface is chiefly rolling prairie, but the meandering Sauk River adds a number of small lakes and some larger bodies of water, namely Big Lake and the Horseshoe Chain of Lakes.

According to the United Census Bureau, Munson Township has a total of 37.6 square miles, or which 34.6 square miles of it is land and 3.0 square miles of it is water. The elevation is 1,089 ft.

According to the 2010 census, there was a population of 1466 individuals living in Munson Township, comprising 563 households residing in the township.

Driving through the township you will find a number of hobby farms with horses, small farm animals, plus elk and buffalo farms too. You will also see the traditional mix of full-time farmers and some residents who enjoy living on lakeshore.

Come and enjoy the beauty of this township! 

Munson Township was organized in May of 1859. Learn more about Munson Township at this website. You can also find information regarding graves in local cemeteries at this site.

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Planning and Zoning Board Vacancy

A vacancy has occurred on the Munson Township Planning and Zoning Board. Board members must be a resident of Munson Township. Please send a Letter of Interest to the township clerk via mail or email. Deadline is Friday, January 18, 2019. The Planning and Zoning Board meets every other month on the first Thursday of the month beginning February 7, 2019.

Mailing Address:   Munson Township
                           P O Box 505
                           Richmond MN 56368


Submitted by - Boni Behnen, Clerk


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