Richard Charles “Dick” Lindbloom
April 7, 1938 – Nov. 30, 2019
OSAGE CITY — Richard Charles “Dick” Lindbloom died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at his home southwest of Osage City. He was 81.
He was born April 7, 1938, in Emporia, the son of Wilford C. and Eileen Pearson Lindbloom. Dick attended Osage City High School and graduated with the class of 1956. Following high school he worked on the family farm west of Osage City.
Dick married the love of his life, Nancy Sue Evans June 6, 1965, in Lebo. She preceded him in death on July 23, 2009.
During the early years of their marriage they made their home in the Stotler Community until moving to their current home in 1984. Dick and Nancy were members of the Community Covenant Church.
He worked the farm and began driving trucks for Masters Hay Company and later for KanBuild, in Osage City. He retired in 2004, to have more time with Nancy.
He served in the U.S. Army Reserve, in Osage City and frequently volunteered with the Osage City Kiwanis Club.
Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, Wilford and Eileen.
He will live on in the hearts and memories of his daughter, Linda S. Melgren and husband, Steve, Osage City; a son, Jarrod J. Lindbloom, Lawrence; two brothers, Lowell Lindbloom and wife, Jeannine, Topeka and Gary Lindbloom, Topeka; five grandchildren, Jerynn, Regan, Caiden, Justin and Isabella; numerous extended family; and a host of dear friends.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Community Covenant Church, Osage City. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery next to his beloved Nancy. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Covenant Church or Osage City Kiwanis Club and sent in care of the VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523.
Condolences may be expressed at vanarsdalefs.com.