Richard L. Sovereign
Memorial services for Richard L. Sovereign, 78, of Norfolk will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 11, 2014 at the Central Church of the Nazarene, Omaha with Pastor Dan Cole officiating. Home for Funerals is assisting with arrangements.
Mr. Sovereign died peacefully on Tuesday, January 07, 2014 at the Hospice House in Omaha surrounded by family.
Richard was born on August 6, 1935 the son of Arnold and Myrtle (Barnes) Sovereign. He was raised and schooled in Norfolk and then started painting with his grandfather and then continued on his own until retiring.
Richard married Myrna Mousel on October 9, 1954.
Richard is survived by his wife; two children, Patti LaChapelle of Frederick, MD, and Scott Sovereign of Norfolk; five brothers, Lyle Sovereign of El Cajon, CA, David (Kathy) Sovereign of Norfolk, Michael (Karen) Sovereign of Lesterville, SD, Steve (Tamie) Sovereign of Norfolk, and Dale (Sue) Sovereign of Battle Creek; three sisters, Shirley (Wally) Fox of Huntsville, AL, Janice (Bob) McKewon of Battle Creek, and Barbara (Ron) Lilja of Norfolk; four grandchildren, Matt and Emilie Sovereign, Brad and Missi LaChapelle and seven great grandchildren, Clayton, Anthony, Harper and Finley Boschult, Carson, Natalie and Chloe LaChapelle.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother James in infancy.