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Todd, Richard


 

Richard R. Todd, of Lincoln, passed away Jan. 31, 2018. He was born April 27, 1929 to Charles "Ralph" and Marcia Riggs Todd. Rich was a graduate of Millard High school. After graduating from University of Nebraska at Lincoln, he spent the next five years as a coach, math teacher and administrator at Omaha-Westside and Millard. He traveled western NE 32 years working for Jostens selling class rings and yearbooks to high schools. Most recently he was a Sergeant at Arms at the Legislature for 10 years. He was proud to be a member of the Elks for 55 years and had a great love for ritual.
 
Survived by loving partner of 30 years, Connie Moore; five children: Richard [Victoria], Julie, Joni [Gonzalo] Gallegos, Gregg [Florence] and Jeffrey. Eight grandchildren and two great grandsons. Brother Charles [Trudy] Todd and nieces and nephews. Special family Joan and Terry Hagan and "adopted" grandsons, Alexander, Spencer and Phillip Hagan.
 
Service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 at Butherus, Maser and Love Funeral Home, 4040 A Street, Lincoln, NE. Memorials suggested to Lincoln Elks Lodge #80 or to the Elks National Foundation in the name of Lincoln Lodge #80.





Guestbook for Todd, Richard

4:27PM Feb 7th, 2018
So sorry to hear that Rich has passed. I have childhood memories of him when he was being coached by my dad for the ritual contests. I sometimes had to go with my dad, and played in that big room at the Elks Lodge. I believe that Rich was on that National winning team . Just wanted to send my condolences and tell you how much my father thought of Rich.
Peggy Lechner Blanton (Kearney, NE)
8:47AM Feb 6th, 2018
My sister Carol just called me at work to tell me cousin Richard had died. Didn't see the Todd's a lot but it was always great fun. Our Grandmother Zilpha Lehmer always kept us updated on family. Peace to you all, cousin Mary Jane.
Mary Martig (Lincoln, NE)
8:12AM Feb 6th, 2018
I'm sad to hear that cousin Rich has died. We didn't often see each other but I have fond memories of visiting the Todd farm when I was young. I was jealous of Rich and Charlie getting to live at such a neat place. I saw him last at my mom's funeral where we all shared good memories. He was a really nice guy. I'm a Lehmer cousin. Peace to all of you. cousin Carol
Carol Sanderhoff (Omaha, NE)


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