Richard “Dick” L. Cordell

Published 10:48 am Thursday, January 27, 2011

Richard “Dick” L. Cordell departed this life on Jan. 25.

Richard Cordell

Dick was a graduate of Lincoln High School and the University of Nebraska. While at the University of Nebraska he was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Throughout his life Dick loved playing golf, tennis, and a variety of other sports. Dick played AAA baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. He loved coaching his children’s sporting events. Dick was a member of Masonic Lodge 210 in Lincoln. He had a distinguished career with Hormel Foods, retiring as a national sales manager for the grocery product division. After retirement, he and his wife resided at Glen Eagle Golf and Country Club.

Dick is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, JoAnn, children; Cindy Felty, Becky(David) Quinn, Richard (Mellissa) Cordell; grandchildren, Kimberly Hair, Megan Felty, Sean and Lauren Quinn, Alexa, Krista, Rawleigh, Emelia, Triston Cordell and Simon Traster; great-grandchildren, Eliot and Samuel Hair, Isabell, Rhyleigh, Caden and Landon Peterson.

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Dick was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Esther Cordell, and brothers William and Robert.

The family will be holding visitation at Wyuka Funeral Home in Lincoln, Neb. on Sunday, Jan. 30, from 5 to 7 pm. Funeral services will be held at Wyuka Funeral Home on Monday, Jan. 31, at 10:30 am. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Avow Hospice 1095 Whippoorwill Lane Naples, FL 34105 or the charity of the donor’s choice.