Former Hastings resident Richard Wilsey Wisner, 90, passed away on December 12, 2020 in Denver, Colorado.
Born in Hastings on October 10, 1930, he was the son of Wilsey R. Wisner and Carrie E. (Russell) Wisner. After graduation from Hastings High School, he married Lavina A. Hinrichs on August 7, 1953. Other than the time they lived in California while he was in the Navy, they lived in Hastings until moving to Denver in 2018. They were married over 66 years until Lavina passed away on February 21, 2020.
Richard served in the Navy on aircraft carriers during the Korean War. He was a proud veteran and saw the Korean War Memorial in Washington D.C. on one of the Nebraska Korean War Veterans Honor Flights
He is survived by three children (Richard D. Wisner, James R. Wisner, and Sheila M. Grosvenor, Rick’s spouse Brenda, Sheila’s spouse Sean, five grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, wife Lavina, grandchild Shane Grosvenor, and great grandchild Jonathon Richard Roser.
Per his wishes, he will be cremated and buried in his and Lavina’s plot in the Parkview Cemetery in Hastings, Nebraska at a later date.
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