HOLDREGE -- Richard Joseph "Dick" Sullivan, 71, died Tuesday (Jan. 11, 2005) at Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege.
He was born Nov. 2, 1933, to Richard and Clementine (Vontz) Sullivan in McCook. He attended school in McCook and Trenton. After his education he served in the Air Force during the Korean War and was stationed in California, Greenland and England.
On Jan. 10, 1976, he married Jacqueline Loper. The couple made their home in McCook and North Platte before moving to Oxford in 1990. He was employed with Don Loar Ford, Black Motor Company and IBP.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Don Sullivan; and one sister, Margaret Bush.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie of Oxford; two daughters, Kimberly Wehner and her husband, Brian of Stanton and Kathy Johnson and husband, Mike of Holdrege; two sons, Tim Sullivan and his wife, Carol of Norfolk and Troy Sullivan of Norfolk; two brothers-in-law, Dick Loper and wife, Bonnie of McCook, Bob Loper and wife, Connie of Omaha; sister-in-law, Terry Loper of Oxford; and nine grandchildren.
Mass of Christian burial is Friday, 10:30 a.m., at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Oxford with the Rev. Steve Cooney officiating. Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery.
Visitation is today, 1-8 p.m., at Mitchell-Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home in Oxford.
Rosary will be before mass on Friday, 9 a.m., at the church.
A memorial has been established in his memory.
Mitchell-Nelson-Bauer Funeral Home of Oxford is in charge of the arrangements.