Dick Ames, Founder of Ames Construction, Passes Away

Dick Ames, Founder of Ames Construction, Passes Away

Dick Ames, a leader in the construction industry and founder of Ames Construction, passed away today at his home. He was 89.

Jason George, Local 49 Business Manager, released the following statement.

“On behalf of the entire membership of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 49, I want to express our sincere condolences to the Ames family upon learning of the passing of company founder Dick Ames. We honor and will never forget the commitment and support he demonstrated to his workers, his family, and the entire construction community. Our thoughts are with the Ames family at this time.”

Click here to read the Pioneer Press article about Dick Ames.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Visitation will be on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from 3:00 – 8:00 PM at Mount Olivet Church – 5025 Knox Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55419.

The service will be held on Friday, February 8, 2019 with visitation at 10:00 AM and the service beginning at 11:00 AM at Mount Olivet Church – 5025 Knox Ave. S. Minneapolis, MN 55419.