Richard A. "Butch" Bergholz

  of Lincoln, NE

June 11, 1953


February 16, 2017


handled by Roper and Sons Funeral Services

Service Details

Richard A. “Butch” Bergholz, 63, Lincoln, NE passed away 2/16/17 in Burwell, NE.

Funerals services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Roper & Sons Funeral Home at 4300 ‘O’ Street in Lincoln. Burial will be in Grand Island at 2:30 pm. Visitation will be from 6:00-7:30pm Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Roper & Sons Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to Youth Hunting & Mentoring Programs c/o Nebraska Game & Parks. Roper and Sons of Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

Born 6/11/53 in Grand Island to Don and Erma (Cornelius) Bergholz.

Retired General Foreman BNSF.

Member of St. Mark’s UMC. Many friends in Lincoln, Burwell & Erickson. Avid outdoorsman.

Survivors include wife, Jean; Daughter, Brianna (Jason) Farber, Lincoln; Son, Randall (Sara) Bergholz, Lincoln; Son, Rusty Bergholz, Lincoln; God Son, Jeffrey (Susan) Merchant, Firth; 3 Grandchildren, Harrison, Abby, and Larsen; Sister, Diane (Robert) Martin, Council Bluffs, IA; Sister, Judy Bahensky, Aurora, CO; Brothers, Donald (Debbie) Bergholz, Windsor, CO; Robert (Linda) Bergholz, Lincoln; Michael Bergholz, Grand Island; Nieces, Nephews & Host of Friends; Dogs, Smokey & Sophie.

Preceded in death by Parents, Brother-in-law, Chuck Bahensky.

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