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1934 Richard 2020

Richard "Dick" Cordes

March 4, 1934 — May 22, 2020

Richard N. “Dick” Cordes, 86, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away at home on Friday, May 22, 2020.

Dick was born March 4, 1934 in Rapid City, South Dakota to Richard M. and Vera (Hodgeman) Cordes.

Dick attended South Dakota School of Mines and served in the United States Army in Germany during the Cold War.

Dick moved to Cheyenne in 1972 with his wife, Shirley, and three children.  He worked for Taylor Pontiac and Buick, owned Dick’s Hobbies and Crafts, worked at Tyrrell Chevrolet, and finished his career as supply specialist with the State of Wyoming Highway Department.

Dick is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley. He is survived by his children, David (Suzanne) Cordes, Mary (Mitch) Lucas and Kari (Blayne) Cundall; grandchildren, Adam (Amanda) Long, Chris (Megan) Long, Kyra Cundall, Nicole (Joe Babcock) Long, Connor (Rachel) Cundall, Mandy Cordes, Sarah Cordes and Zach Cordes; and  great-grandchildren, Ash, Shailee, and Lorelai.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.  A private interment will be held at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, SD.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

4:00 - 6:00pm (Mountain time)

Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home

2222 Russell Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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