Richard R. Jasnoch, 84, of Grand Island, died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Tiffany Square in Grand Island.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City. The Rev. Mark A. Maresh will officiate. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Loup City.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church, with a 7 p.m. vigil service.
Peters Funeral Home of Loup City is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Jasnoch was born on Oct. 24, 1927, on a farm near Ashton, the son of Benjamin and Mary (Koslicki) Jasnoch.
He is survived by his wife, Arlie of Grand Island; three daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Wayne Tackett of Glenwood, Iowa, Katherine and Garry Muehlich of Alta Loma, CA and Elizabeth and Lloyd Benjamin of McCook; and three sons and one daughter-in-law, Chuck Jasnoch of Grand Island, Wayne Jasnoch of Seneca, KS and Tim and Linda Jasnoch of Grand Island.
He is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Richard received his education at St. Francis Catholic School in Ashton and St. Josaphat's Catholic School in Loup City. As a young man he farmed with his father and brother.
He was united in marriage to Arlie C. Heil on Nov. 15, 1947, at St. Josaphat's Catholic Church in Loup City.
He farmed from 1947 to 1980. At this time he retired from farming and he and Arlie moved to Grand Island. He then worked at the Third City Sale Barn and later in security at St. Francis Medical Center.
Because of failing health he moved to Tiffany Square in 2008, where he lived the rest of his life.
He was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grand Island.
He enjoyed dancing, deer hunting and Husker football.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Donald Jasnoch in July 2008; two sisters, Delores Maciejewski and Irene Fenten; and three brothers, Larry, Leonard and John Jasnoch.
Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association.