Richard L. Osar, 83, of Bellevue, passed away on Friday, December 16, 2022 at Mill Valley Care Center. Memorial Service will be 11:30 am, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at St. John Lutheran Church in Bellevue. Family will greet friends 10:30 am – 11:30 am prior to services at the church on Tuesday.
Local arrangements entrusted with Hachmann-Mier Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Bellevue.
Richard was born October 13, 1939 in Beardstown, IL, the son of Everett and Kathryn (Bell) Osar. He graduated from Beardstown High School in 1957. Richard married Karen Hulke on October 13, 1962 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Plato Center, IL. He worked for Hoffman Estates in Illinois and later for St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elgin, IL, before retiring in 1998. Richard and his family enjoyed many years coming to Bellevue until Richard and Karen moved permanently to Bellevue in 2000. He enjoyed playing racquet ball, throwing horseshoes, playing pool, chess, checkers, and playing cards. Richard also was active in his earlier years with the Indian Guide Program with his children. He will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife, Karen; children, Kevin (Evelyn Chavez) Osar, Mark Osar, Cari (Lance) Nemmers, and Brian (Stacie) Osar; grandchildren, Mari, Justyn, Nikolette, Brock, Dylan, Anthony (Myra), Brian, and Cara; great-grandchildren, Anna, Karen, Anthony, Austin, Bella, and Braxton; siblings, Robert and William Osar; and numerous nieces and nephews, and extended relatives.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister in-law, Carol Osar.
The family would like to thank the staff at Mill Valley Care Center for your care over these last several years.
Memorials may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association in Richard’s memory.
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