Obituary: Richard Park, 78, of Morton

Staff Writer
Morton Times-News

 Richard D. Park, 78, of Morton, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Friday, March 27, 2015, at his home. 

He was born Feb. 12, 1937, in Dillon to Lowell and Beulah (Berchtold) Park and married Barbara Aberle on March 27, 1955. 

She survives is also survived by his daughter, Cheryl (Eric) Foster of Morton; three daughters-in-law, Rhonda Park, Barbie Park and Lisa McLinden; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and one brother, Gary Park of Lincoln.

He was preceded in death by three sons, David, Steve and Mike and one great-granddaughter, Karlie.

Dick began his career with Caterpillar Inc. as a tool maker. He retired in 1991 as a general supervisor for the tool room and cribs at the Mossville plant.

He had attended Grace Church in Morton and was also a member of Kennel Lake Sportsmen’s Club.

A funeral service was held April 1 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral and Cremation Center in Morton, officiated by the Rev. Doug Habegger. Visitation will be one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to We Care, Inc. or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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