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Richard Michael Cuellar

January 30, 1968 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 49)

Richard Michael Cuellar, age 49, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017 at his home in Casper, WY.

Richard was born in McCook to Richard and Elizabeth (Glock) Cuellar on January 30, 1968.  He graduated from McCook High School in 1986 and then served in the military; after he served in the US Navy he went on to receive his RN at the University Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in 1995.

Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his niece, Caitlyn and nephew, Dylan.  He was an Eagle Scout and attended St. Patrick’s School where he was a member of the Squires and McCook American Legion Baseball.

Richard is survived by his father, Richard Cuellar of Nehalem, OR; mother, Elizabeth Cuellar of McCook; sister, Mary Lyne and husband Greg of Alma and their two children, Caitlyn and Dylan; aunts, Juanita Bittner and Sue Rogers; uncles, Frank Cuellar and Albert Cuellar.

He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; aunts, Josephine Clark, Margaret Calvio, Veda Gilmore, Delores Doughtery, Kathryn Timura; uncles, Pete Cuellar, Manuel Cuellar, Joe Cuellar, Robert Rogers, Charles Rogers and John Cuellar.

Rosary will be 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 2, 2017 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with Father Gary Brethour as Celebrant.  Burial will be in Fort McPherson National Cemetery in Maxwell, NE.

Memorials may be given in his name.

 Service Information

Recitation of the Rosary
October 1, 2017

7:00 PM
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home
305 West C Street
McCook, NE 69001

Mass of Christian Burial
October 2, 2017

10:30 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
409 East F St
McCook, NE 69001


Fort McPherson National Cemetery
12004 NE-56A Spur
Maxwell, NE 69151

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