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June 14, 1937 - February 25, 2021
Richard (Dick) Oblak
June14, 1937 – February 25, 2021
Dick passed away on February 25,2021at Montrose Memorial Hospital.
A celebration of life service will March 13th at 10:00 AM at St. Daniel’s Church in Ouray, CO. Officiated by Father Nat. Immediately following will be a military graveside service at Grand View
Cemetery, 16300 6450 Ct Montrose, CO.
Dick is survived by his wife of 58 years, Beatrice, 3 children; Richard (Betsy) Oblak of Cheyenne, WY., Theresa (Bill) Johnson of Littleton, CO., Christine Oblak (Jesse Casias) of Lakewood CO., 6 grandchildren; Kevin (Abby) Oblak of Cheyenne, WY., Michael (Brianna) Aardsma of Rota, Spain, Samantha (Bradley) Lincoln of Denver, CO., Brian Oblak of Valdosta, GA., MacKenize Marler of Cheyenne, WY., Megan Johnson of Littleton, CO., 3 great grandchildren and 1 on the way. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony and Mary
Dick graduated from Waukegan High School in 1954 at 16 years of age, immediately joined the US Air Force and received an Honorable Discharge in 1957. He attended Northern Illinois University, received his Bachelor of Science degree then attended Lake Forest College, IL where he received his Masters of Science in Management degree.
On February 9, 1963 Dick married Beatrice in Cleveland, OH. They resided in Waukegan, IL from 1963 to 1971. Dick was transferred with John Manville to Littleton, CO. where he was a Senior Purchasing Agent. Besides Dick’s great love of family, golf was his passion and enjoyed fishing and traveling in between. Dick loved taking pictures capturing the beautiful landscape of the San Juans fall colors. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Crippin Funeral Crematorium. Please view the internet obituary at firstname.lastname@example.org , sign the online guest registry and please share memories of Dick.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl., Memphis, TN 38105