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Richard Francis Ostrihonsky

December 11, 1933 — May 14, 2021

Richard F. Ostrihonsky, 87, of Sioux City passed away Friday, May 14, 2021 at his home surrounded by family. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel is handling the arrangements.

On-line condolences may be left at www.christysmith.com

Richard was born on December 11, 1933 to Frank and Pauline (Sponder) Ostrihonsky in Sioux City where he grew up and graduated from Heelan High School.

He served in the Marine Corps from 1953 – 1955, during the Korean War and was stationed on the USS Oriskany.
On April 19, 1958, he married Donna Jean Haring at St. Francis Catholic Church. They were married for 51 years. Richard retired from Crescent Electric, where he worked for over 30 years.
His hobbies included reading, walking, gardening, and fishing whenever he could.

Survivors include a son, Joseph (Mary) Ostrihonsky of Sioux City, IA; 3 daughters, Rashelle Katseres of Sergeant Bluff, IA, Ronnette Wohlfeil of Bradenton, FL, and Toni Ostrihonsky (Dwyer)of Sioux City, IA; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Frank (Rhonda) Ostrihonsky of Sioux City, IA; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; 3 sons, James, Barton, and Burton; and a sister, Lois Miller.

Memorials may be directed to Trinity Heights or to Hospice of Siouxland.
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