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Richard Dean Birkel

March 11, 1927 December 25, 2018
Richard Dean Birkel
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Obituary for Richard Dean Birkel

Born & raised David City, NE.
Veteran, Army; Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, AL. during Korean War.
Retired, 37 yr. Boys Town employee.

Preceded in death by parents Leo Ambrose Birkel, Elsie (Brochtrup); siblings Thomas (Betty Martin), Charles, Pauline (Kozisek); first wife of 36 years, M. Genevieve/Geny (Wilcox).

Survived by sister-in-law Gladys(Miratsky), brother-in-law Daniel Kozisek.

Survived by second wife of 30 years, Karen J. Sweeney. Children: Susan (Wayne) Sealy; Mary Kay, James (Nancy), Jeffrey Birkel. Step-children: Michelle (Mark) Nielson, Kati King (Francisco Serrano).

Grandchildren: Matthew (Stacey), Mark, Rocael Sealy; Lauren (David) Hood; Jonathan, Nicholas Birkel, Taylor Lehmann; Jacob, Josie King. Helane (Ryan) Palmer; Chandler, Jack, Hanna Nielson. Thomas, Ryan Catherine Serrano. Brady (Rachel) , Tyler Knudson.
Great-grandchilden: Morgan, Kiera, Paiten Sealy; Declan and Gavin Hood; Lily, Nicacio Lehmann; Samuel Knudson, Finley Palmer.

...Many other dear, loving nieces, nephews, family members and friends.
Special thank you to Brighton Gardens of Omaha skilled Nursing Facility and Asera Care Hospice.


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Visitation

Friday

28

Dec

5:00 PM 12/28/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/28/2018 7:00:00 PM
John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Pacific Street Chapel

14151 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68154

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Pacific Street Chapel
14151 Pacific Street Omaha 68154 NE
United States

Wake Service

Friday

28

Dec

7:00 PM 12/28/2018 7:00:00 PM
John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Pacific Street Chapel

14151 Pacific Street
Omaha, NE 68154

John A. Gentleman Mortuaries - Pacific Street Chapel
14151 Pacific Street Omaha 68154 NE
United States

Service

Saturday

29

Dec

10:30 AM 12/29/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church

15353 Pacific St.
Omaha, Ne 68154

St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church
15353 Pacific St. Omaha 68154 Ne
United States
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