05/31/2017 - Robert Wayne Lecher
Private memorial services for Robert Wayne Lecher, age 78, of Chadron, NE, will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place.
Robert passed away on May 22, 2017. He was born in Chadron, NE on Dec. 24, 1938 to Albert and Helen (Moody) Lecher.
He graduated from the Assumption Academy, enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and was stationed in Rota, Spain. There he met a Spanish senorita named Milagros who he married and brought to America in 1961. He adopted her three children and had another son Robert.
Robert had various jobs after his Navy career and enjoyed working with his students at Nebraska Job Corps. He was very talented, was an avid reader, and enjoyed many hobbies, including wood carving, painting, and tying fishing lures.
He is survived by wife Milagros of 57 years; children John (Colleen) Lecher of Lincoln NE, Maria (John) Simianer of Windsor, CO, and Millie (Dan) Wild of Chadron, NE; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother and father and son Robert John Lecher.
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