Feb 5, 1930 - Aug 14, 2014
A memorial service for Richard Meisinger, 84, who died August 14, 2014 at the Nebraska Masonic Home in Plattsmouth, NE. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014, at the Shoshoni Senior Center at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery in Lander.
Richard Neil Meisinger was born February 5, 1930 to Carl H. and Clara K. Ahrens Meisinger in Cass County, Nebraska. Richard was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church. Baptized and confirmed in Louisville Christian Church in Nebraska.
Richard married Ellene Neiman April 24, 1964. They had 2 adopted children, Sandra Alkinson and Kevin Meisinger.
Richard worked as a crane operator for 35 years. Ellene and Richard moved to Wyoming from Nebraska in 1975. Ellene passed away in Lander Dec 8, 2002 at the age 72. Richard was in Nebraska National Guard from 1950 until 1957 out of Nebraska City.
Richard received a 60 year Masonic pin in 2014. He was initiated at the Mt. Hermon Lodge #231 in Cook, NE on March 23, 1954. He passed a degree of Fellow Craft on June 22, 1954 and was raised to Master Mason on January 11, 1955.
Survivors include his daughter, Sandra Alkinson of Worland, WY; 6 grandchildren, Wade Bower, Shane Bower, Kevin Meisinger, Jr., Brandon Uptogrove, Casey Boyd and Wesley Boyd; great grandchildren as well as 3 nephews, Don, Carlton and Kent Kroese.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son, Kevin Meisinger, sister, Mary Carlene Meisinger Kroese; niece, Becky Kroese.
Memorial contributions to the Masonic Home, 1300 Avenue, Plattsmouth, NE 68048 or the donor’s choice.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.