Joseph R. “Rich” Minardi

Joseph R. “Rich” Minardi

December 29, 1929 -May 24, 2021

 Joseph Richard “Rich/Dick/Joe” Minardi, age 91, of Omaha, Nebraska, died peacefully at his home on May 24, 2021.  Retired OPPD.  Rich is survived by his children: Jim Minardi, Cindy Turbes (Paul), Rick Minardi (Deb); brother, Harry Quinlan; extended Koile Family; loving companion, Barb Thomas all of Omaha; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; many, many friends.  Preceded in death by first wife, Mary (Quinlan) Minardi; son, Joseph Minardi; second wife, Dorothy (Koile) Minardi; great-granddaughter, Alex Minardi.

VISITATION: Friday, May 28th from 5pm to 6pm at the West Center Chapel followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 6pm.  Private Interment: Calvary Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to AsceraCare Hospice.

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  • Bill Koile Jr., Posted May 25, 2021 12:57 pm

    “Papa Rich,” you will be missed. My sincere condolences to the Minardi family on the loss of such a wonderful man.

  • Russ Plott Posted May 26, 2021 9:29 am

    Jim and family – sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed working with your father at 43rd and Leavenworth. He was a kind man always. May God Bless. Russ Plott, Chandler, AZ

  • Ken Holmstrom Posted May 26, 2021 9:47 am

    Sorry for your loss. Your parents were great!

  • Kelly Anne Lowery -Dalhoff Posted May 26, 2021 6:57 pm

    Jim Cindy and Rick
    I’m very sorry for your loss.
    I was just thinking of your dad a couple days ago…
    He was such a kind loving man…He had the best stories about your grandpa.

  • Robyn L Vance Posted May 27, 2021 12:43 pm

    Our sincere sympathy to the Minardi family. Rich was a really great guy! We have fond memories of him! God be praised he is with his Heavenly Father for all eternity!

  • Kyle Poppert Posted May 27, 2021 8:09 pm

    So sorry for your loss

  • Sandy & Jerry Grove Posted May 28, 2021 10:32 am

    We will miss you at the pool

  • Dee (Vehe) Fjordbak Posted May 30, 2021 12:00 pm

    Rick & Deb, thinking of you and sending condolences in the loss of your beloved Dad.

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