Humlicek, Richard J.

Humlicek, Richard J. Age 92 David City, NE. Died Sunday, February 14, 2016, at his home in David City. Richard was born Ocotber 16, 1923, in Ulysses, NE to Cyril and Ida Rose (Pospichal) Humlicek. He graduated from David City High School and enlisted in the United States Army. While serving his country, Richard married Betty Jean Wilson in Virginia Beach, VA on December 22, 1943. Following the war, they moved to David City where Richard ran the Butler County Produce Company and later worked for the Butler County REA as an accountant. He delivered Meals on Wheels for many years, loved spending time with the children and grandchildren, and enjoyed playing pitch andbridge. He was a member of the church, David City American Legion and had served on the David City Volunteer Fire Department. Richard is survived by seven daughters: Sharon Bennett of Grand Island, Silvia Noonan, Lincoln, Jeanne (Mark) Ingwersen, Sue Jelinek and Mary Romshek, all of David City, Beth (Todd) Hottovy, Lincoln and Barbi Rasmussen of David City. Also surviving Richard are his son, Richard J. (Angela) Humlicek, Jr. of Omaha; a sister, Gloria (Joe) Firmature, Omaha; brother-in-law David (Jean) Wilson, Linwood; 25 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Betty Jean (2009), grandson Mark Romshek (2002), two sisters, Mildred Styskal and Irene Stier and his son-in-law, John Palik. MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL Friday, February 19, 2016 at 10am, St. Mary's Catholic Church, David City; Rev. Bernard Kimminau. VISITATION 4-7pm Thursday with 7pm Rosary at Kracl Funeral Chapel. VISITATION Friday, 9-10am at St. Mary's Church. Memorials to Family Wishes. Committal in St. Mary's Cemetery with Military Honors. Lunch at the David City Auditorium. KRACL FUNERAL CHAPEL David City, Nebraska (402) 367-3377

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Our sympathy to the family of Richard J. Humlicek. He and my dad, (Ernest J. Humlicek) were first cousins. My grandpa, John L. and Cyril Humlicek were brothers. We will keep Richard and all of his family in our prayers......

Joe and Patti (Humlicek) Gehringer
Council Bluffs, Iowa

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