Richard "Dick" Lansman, age 88 of Perry, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, IA. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry. Visitation will be on Friday, April 19, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry, IA. Burial will be in the Union Township Cemetery at Coon Rapids, IA. Memorials will be given to Dick’s family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care.
Richard Lee Lansman Sr., son of Chris Lansman Jr. and Barbara Susan (Gaskill) Lansman, was born on September 23, 1930 in Manning, IA and died on April 17, 2019 at the Perry Lutheran Home in Perry, IA.
At a young age he lived on a farm near Audubon, IA. After his father got hurt, then he dropped out of school to help with the family. He met Marjorie May Rudolf and they were married on February 14, 1953. They were blessed with 3 boys, Richard Jr., Donald and Timothy. They loved in the Audubon area and then moved to Yale, IA. He was a farm, then in 1963 they moved to Perry, IA where he worked at Oscar Mayer for 26 years from 1963 to 1989. After he retired, he did odd Jobs, mowed a lot of yards for years until his eyesight got bad due to Macular Degeneration. But that didn’t stop him from enjoying camping and fishing. He enjoyed camping with Tim, Diane, family and friends. He loved to go to all the Get Togethers at Tim’s with family and friends.
Left to cherish Richard’s memory are his 2 sons, Richard Jr. (Johnnie) Lansman, Adel, IA and Timothy (Diane) Lansman, Perry, IA, sister-in-law Kathy Tribble, Coon Rapids, IA, grandkids, Steve (Renee) Lansman, Otho, IA, Brent (Tara) Lansman, Indianola, IA, Jeremy (Jana) Browns, Granger, IA, Mark Burger, Grimes, IA and Tiffany Hull, Perry, IA and great grandkids, Amanda, Ashlee, Emma and Serena Lansman, Kara, Kale and Jessa Browns, Jace Coleman, Brinley and Max Lansman and Lexi Burger.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Chris and Barbara, wife Marge, son, Donald Lee Lansman, brothers, LaVern, Gerald and Wilfred Lansman, sister, Velma Wilson, father and mother-in-law Ted and Velma Rudolf, brothers-in-law, Marvin Heuton and Jerry Tribble, grandson, Danny Lansman and sisters-in-law, Jean Lansman, Ann Lansman and Norma Jean Heuton.
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