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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian RICHARD HAUN

Richard (Spud) Haun, was born on September 26, 1924 and went home on June 27, 2016. Spud was 91 years old, but remained always young at heart; he passed away at home in his sleep. He was preceded in death by his son Robert, parents Fred and Josephine, sister Marie, brothers Ed, Herb and Bob. He leaves behind his wife of 66 years Eleanor Haun, two sisters Marlene and Lillian, four children David (Sally), Peggy Golden, Joyce Ferris (Ron), Andy (Kate). Dick was born in Lincoln, NE the fifth of...
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