While living in York, Richard worked at Mosaic in the Recycling Program. When he moved to Hebron, he lived at the Blue Valley Care Home, where he made a lot of friends and enjoyed living there. He was very involved in Special Olympics. Richard enjoyed dominoes, Yahtzee, fishing, bicycle riding and was active. Richard never met a stranger and was always friendly and outgoing to everyone.
Richard is survived by his parents, Rod and Marilyn Marshall of Beatrice; his foster parents, Frank and Betty Kodera of Hebron; two sisters, Barbe (Eric) Hansen of St. Paul, Minn. and Debbie Marshall of Bloomington, Minn.; foster brother, Tom Kodera of Kansas City, Mo. and foster sister, Sue (Robert) Helm of Buckeye, Ariz. and nieces and nephews.
Private graveside services at Greenwood Cemetery, York. Cremation. No viewing or visitation. Memorials may be directed to the Blue Valley Care Home, 220 Park Avenue, PO Box 166, Hebron, Nebraska 68370.