Obituaries

Richard H. Liekhus

Richard Henry Liekhus, 58, Wakefield, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2020 as the result of an automobile accident near Wayne. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; children, Joseph and Emily (Willer) Nelson, Loretta Nelson, Tiffany (and husband Matthew) Hull, Titus Nelson and Victoria Nelson; six grandchildren: Naomi, Aiden, Gideon, Reagan, Ellie and Lydia (children of Joseph and Emily); siblings: Paul (Elaine) Liekhus of Rising City, Regina Long of Norfolk, Daniel Liekhus of Omaha, Albert (Mary Beth) Liekhus of Minneapolis, MN, Carroll (Tracy) Liekhus of Erie, CO, and Francis (Nancy) Liekhus of Oak Harbor, WA; father-in-law John Nelson of Emerson, many nieces, nephews and grand nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law: Alan Long, and Tore (Christy) Fischer Nelson; and mother-in-law Rose (Bloomfield) Nelson.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at the Christian Church in Wakefield. Interment was in the Wakefield Cemetery.
Arrangements were by Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne. Email: hasemannfuneralhome.com.
Memorials may be directed to Rich’s family for later designation.