Rick Lund, age 93, of Wayne
Posted: 24 November, 2017
Memorial Services for Rick Lund, age 93, of Wayne, will be held at First Presbyterian Church in Wayne on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held at Hasemann Funeral Home in Wayne on Friday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. with family present. Private Interment with Military Rites will be at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Wayne. Memorials may be directed to the Wayne American Legion and VFW, Wayne Masonic Lodge, or First Presbyterian Church in Wayne. He passed away on Thursday at Careage Campus of Care in Wayne. Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Richard Harry Lund “Rick” was born November 7, 1924, to Emil and Florence (Rubeck) Lund on a farm north of Wakefield. Later his family moved to the Rubeck farm southwest of Wakefield where he grew up. He attended rural country school and graduated from Wakefield High School in 1941 at the age of 16. After high school, he farmed with his father until age 19 when he enlisted in the United States Navy. He was a World War II veteran serving the Navy two and one-half years stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station, Gulfport Mississippi, Corpus Christi Texas and the Presidio in California. Richard married Bonnie Nissen January 29, 1950. They farmed southeast of Wayne for 42 years until 1992, when they retired and moved to Wayne. He was an active member of the Wayne community. Rick was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Wayne since 1950 where he served as deacon and ordained elder. He was a Worshipful Master Mason of the Wayne Lodge, 45-year member of the Wayne Eastern Star, and 70-year member of American Legion Post #43. Rick and Bonnie generously supported the Wayne community giving as “Friends” of Providence Medical Center and endowing a scholarship at Wayne State College.
Rick is survived by a brother-in-law, James (Ginger) Nissen of Lincoln: sisters-in-law, Ruth) (Dale) Lund of Fremont; Virginia (Eugene) Lund of New Jersey, and Evelyn (Wayne) Eipperle of Omaha; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Rick was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bonnie January 27, 2013; siblings, Ardath Utecht, Dale Lund, Janice Barelman, and Eugene Lund.
Hasemann Funeral Homes
302 North Lincoln Street
Wayne, Nebraska 68787 402.375.3100