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“Dear Rick, you and your family have my deepest sympathy on the death of your father. I always enjoyed my conversations Dick at the many get togethers...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Alan Godfrey - ft. wayne, IN

“Gary and Rick, sorry for your loss. I will always remember uncle Richards smile and love for children. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Wiand - Newton, IA - Family

“Uncle Dick was a very special man, love and admired by many, your family are in our thoughts and prayer though this difficult time. Love Mike and...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: - Name

“Gary and Rick,We're so sorry to hear of Richard's passing. Our thoughts are with you in this difficult time. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Mike Clayton - Ames, IA - Family

“sorry for your loss. May you draw close to our loving God by reading his word and find comfort in the hope that he gives us all of seeing our loved...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Rick & GarySo Sorry to hear of you Dad's passing, I always enjoyed the lunches we use to share. You are in our thoughts and prayersLoveCheryl & Terry ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Cheryl Ellenwood - Raleigh, NC

“I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. It is heartbreaking for someone to leave us in death. Please find peace and comfort in knowing that God...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jonathan Agudo - fort wayne, IN

“I will always remember Uncle Richard's laugh. You couldn't help but laugh with him. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Elaine Spencer - Moravia, IA


Richard L. Callen, 89, passed away Monday, December 12, 2016 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Born in Mystic, IA, Richard was the son of the late Gilbert and Edith Callen. Richard was a District Sales Manager with Norfolk & Southern for 41 years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, gardening, and playing cards. Surviving are his sons, Gary (Yung-Feng Liu) Callen of Charles City, IA, Rick Callen of Fort Wayne; sister, Doris (Wayne) Christy of Centerville, IA; and brother-in-law, Elmer Clayton. Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Florence Callen; daughter, Barbara Ann Callen; sisters, Crystal Wiand, Virginia Clayton, and Beverly Olson. Mass of Christian Burial is 11:00 am, Monday, December 19, 2016 at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church with calling one hour prior, Fr. Mark Gurtner officiating. Calling at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road Sunday, December 18, 2016, 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer's Association. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com