Rosary Service: 9:45 a.m. Friday
July 29, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday at the church
11 a.m. Friday at the church
Richard Eugene Huston , 89, passed away at 8:43
p.m. on July 21, 2016 at St. Johnís Hospital in
Richard was born on October 31, 1926 in Sturgis, MI;
son of Sylvester H. and Anne Bertille McGovern
Huston. He married Jane Leininger in 1956 in
Lincoln, IL. She preceded him in death on January
Surviving Richard are his many nieces and nephews,
great nieces and nephews, and many cousins. He also
is survived by his best friend Brian (Teddi)
Menichetti of Springfield. He was preceded in death
by his parents, two sister-in-laws: Virginia
Leininger and Mary Rose Kramp, and two
brother-in-laws: Vincent and Raymond Warnisher.
Richard was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII. He was a
sports writer for the Lincoln Courier for many
years, and also taught English at Springfield
College in Illinois.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday
July 29, 2016 at Holy Family Catholic Church in
Lincoln with Rev. Jeffrey Laible officiating. A
rosary service will be held at 9:45 a.m. also at the
church prior to visitation. Visitation will be one
hour prior to the service (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.).
Burial at Holy Cross Cemetery will follow the
Memorials may be made in Richardís name to Holy
Family Catholic Church.
Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Lincoln.
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