Dick Green

RICHARD LYLE GREEN 6-13-1944 — 6-25-2006

Richard Lyle Green, 62, of North Platte died June 25, 2006, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.  He was born June 13, 1944 to Lyle Mervin and Jennie Mathilda Neyens Green at Salina, Kansas.

He graduated from Mitchell High School in 1963 and from electronic school in Denver in 1964.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1964 to 1968.  He spent his last two years of service in Germany.  While in the service he loved to take pictures of his travels around Europe.  After his discharge, he worked for two years for the Boeing Company in Seattle.  Upon returning to his hometown of Mitchell, he accepted a job with Nebraska Public Power District in Scottsbluff.  In 1982, he transferred to North Platte and retired in December 2004.

On July 6, 1990, he married Carol Marie Cooper in North Platte.  He was a dedicated Cornhusker fan, coin collector and enjoyed taking pictures.  He loved spending time with family and friends.  He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and The Eagles.

Survivors include his wife, Carol of North Platte; two sons, Paul (Julie) Green of Scottsbluff, and David Green of Lincoln, and their mother, Sue Roth of Scottsbluff; a stepdaughter, Lori (Jeff) Rote of North Platte; a godchild, Kae Lynn Bourek of Farley, Iowa; two sisters, LouEtta McHenry of Gering and Marian (Virgil) Bourek of Farley; a brother, Donald J. (Nancy) Green of Colorado Springs, Colo.; two grandchildren, Izaak and Katerina Green; two step-grandchildren, Randi (Pete) Hamm and Zachary Rote; a step-great-grandchild, Brady Hamm; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Frank and Arline Kumor of North Platte; and many nieces, nephews and other family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a niece, Savina De Los Santos; and a nephew, Francis McHenry.

Memorials are suggested to the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Television Mass Fund. 

A Rosary will be said at 9:15 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am Wednesday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with the Rev. Vincent Parsons as Celebrant and Rev. David Bourek concelebrating.  Burial will be in Fort McPherson National Cemetery near Maxwell with military honors provided by the North Platte Veteran’s Honor guard.

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