Richard Charles Lindbloom, 81, Osage City: April 7, 1938 – Nov. 30, 2019 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Richard Charles Lindbloom, 81, Osage City: April 7, 1938 – Nov. 30, 2019

OSAGE CITY, Kan. – Richard Charles “Dick” Lindbloom, 81, passed away Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at his home southwest of Osage City, Kan. He was born April 7, 1938, in Emporia, Kan., the son of Wilford C. and Eileen Pearson Lindbloom.

Dick attended Osage City High School and graduated with the class of 1956. Following high school he worked on the family farm west of Osage City.

Dick married the love of his life, Nancy Sue Evans, on June 6, 1965, in Lebo, Kan. During the early years of their marriage they made their home in the Stotler Community, until moving to their current home in 1984. Dick and Nancy were members of the Community Covenant Church.

Dick worked the farm and began driving trucks for Masters Hay Company and later for KanBuild, in Osage City. He retired in 2004 to have more time with Nancy. Dick had served in the United States Army Reserve, in Osage City, and frequently volunteered with the Osage City Kiwanis Club.

He will live on in the hearts and memories of his daughter, Linda S. Melgren and her husband, Steve, of Osage City; son, Jarrod J. Lindbloom, Lawrence, Kan.; brothers, Lowell Lindbloom and his wife, Jeannine, and Gary Lindbloom, all of Topeka, Kan.; five grandchildren, Jerynn, Regan, Caiden, Justin and Isabella; and numerous extended family and a host of dear friends.

Dick was preceded in death by his loving wife, Nancy, on July 23, 2009. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Wilford and Eileen.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the Community Covenant Church, Osage City. Burial will follow services in Union Cemetery next to his beloved Nancy. The family will receive friends 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, at VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, Osage City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Covenant Church or the Osage City Kiwanis Club and sent in care of the VanArsdale Funeral Chapel, 107 N. Sixth St., Osage City, KS 66523. Condolences can be left at

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