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Richard Lessen          Send a link to a friend

LINCOLN -- Richard Dean "Dick" Lessen, 77, of Lincoln died Thursday, April 27, 2006, at 11:45 a.m. at his home.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at New Union Cemetery. Pastor Todd Phelps will officiate, and military rites will be conducted.

Bennett Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Mr. Lessen was a salesman for Xamis Ford before he retired in the 1990s.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was born April 13, 1929, in Union to Henry and Delila Franz Lessen. He married Barbara Beaver on March 7, 1948, in Lincoln.

He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; one daughter, Cathy Jacob of Lincoln; two brothers, Gene Lessen of Richardson, Texas, and Ron Lessen of Mount Morris; one sister, Delores Baughman of Lincoln; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Henry Lessen.

He was a member of United Church of Christ in Lincoln. 

Memorials may be made to Wayne J. Schall Hospice. 

Click here to send a note of condolence to the Lessen family.

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