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Richard Loomis - February 13, 2012


Richard E. “Dick” Loomis, 80, of Minden, formerly of Kearney, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at his residence.
Dick was born April 13, 1931, in Hazard, NE to Alva O. and Theresa K. (Evert) Loomis.
On Oct. 12, 1958, he married Donna Mae Sims in Grand Island. They were blessed with five children.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Donna Mae, of Minden; sons, Ted and Doug, both of Kearney; daughters, Laurie of Kearney and Cindy of Loveland, Colo.; granddaughter, Radicese; grandsons, David and John; and great-granddaughter, Idalysia, all of Loveland, Colo.
He is preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Frederick; stepfather, Clay Conklin; stepmother, Lucy Loomis; sisters, Dorothy Chamberlain and Helen Loomis; and brother, Paul Loomis.
Memorial services were Feb. 17 at the O’Brien - Straatmann - Redinger Funeral Home in Kearney with the Rev. Eric Lesher officiating.
Interment was in the Kearney Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to the family.
Online condolences or personal reflections may be submitted at osrfh.com.
O’Brien - Straatmann - Redinger Funeral Home of Kearney was in charge of arrangements.