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Richard D. Mulhair, 70,

Posted: 26 November, 2012

Wayne, Nebraska, Richard D. Mulhair, 70, died Saturday, November 24, 2012 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.  Services will be 7:00 p.m.  Monday, November 26th at Thompson Chapel Funeral Home in Wakefield.  Visitation will be
Monday, 3-8 p.m. with family present at 6 p.m.  Burial will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at Assumption BVM Catholic Cemetery in Lynch, Nebraska.
Richard Duane Mulhair was born December 7, 1941 at Lynch, Nebraska to parents William and Mable (Hansen) Mulhair.    He attended school at Lynch and later worked in Norfolk.    Richard met and married Donna Woodward of Concord, Nebraska at Norfolk in 1970.  He worked at the Norfolk Veteran’s Home until 1973. The family then moved to South Sioux City, Nebraska where Richard was employed by IBP.   In 1978, a labor strike occurred at Iowa Beef   leading to a change of employment. Richard and family moved to Wakefield, Nebraska to begin a twenty year employment with the Milton G. Waldbaum Company (Michael Foods) in egg processing.  Richard and Donna were divorced in 1995. Richard’s health declined and he was hospitalized numerous periods.  He most recently had resided at Careage of Wayne, Nebraska. 
Survivors include his two children; Deanna and John Reintzel and grand- daughters Katelyn and Ashlyn of Hinton, Iowa and son Jeffery Mulhair of Concord, Nebraska.  Also surviving is one sister, Melvina and Dale Goodman of Herrick, South Dakota. 
He was preceded in death by parents and an infant brother.


Thompson Chapel Funeral Home in Wakefield is in charge of the arrangements.

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