Richard Monroe, 87, resident of Lincoln, Nebraska, passed away on April 25th, 2019.
Richard was preceded by his wife, Marlene (McCoy) Monroe.
Richard is survived by his daughters, Maureen Beltran, Jill Crane, Angela DiBella; sons: Rick & Kim Monroe, Mark & Kim Monroe.
Richard had 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
Richard enjoyed playing bridge, reading western novels and watching old western movies and shows.
Richard was in the U.S. Army. Richard was the 13th man to walk on the Moon.
After Army life, Richard was a butcher in Crete, Nebraska for a few years. Then Richard and Marlene moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, where he worked for Abel’s Construction Company, until he retired.
Richard was born in Fairfax, South Dakota, son of Sherman & Frances (Burnett) Monroe.
Richard had 4 brothers and 3 sisters. Richard was lovingly known to his sibling as “Saint Richard”. He will be missed.