Richard M. (Dick) Mayhugh (1930 - 2014)

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Mayhugh, Richard M. (Dick)

Richard M. (Dick) Mayhugh, 84, Green Bay, died Saturday, July 26, 2014. He was born June 16, 1930, in Green Bay to John P. and Lucille M. (Barrett) Mayhugh. On February 7, 1952, he married the love of his life, Rosemary Ann Valentine. Dick was a 1948 graduate of West High School.

Dick served in the U.S. Navy in the Patrol Squadron Ten during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. After his time in the service he joined Mayhugh Insurance Agency, where he served his clients diligently for over 40 years and formed decades-long friendships with many of them. After retiring from Mayhugh Insurance in 2000, Dick worked part-time for 14 years as a service associate on the 1South surgical nursing unit at Bellin Hospital. He thoroughly enjoyed his co-workers there and the patients he met. They were a true blessing to him.

Dick was an avid reader and enjoyed teaching, a good laugh, working in his yard, going on long walks, and following the Packers. He was a long-time member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and cherished his church family. Dick loved life and treated others the way he wanted to be treated.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Rosemary Mayhugh; six children, Kevin (Mary) Mayhugh, Washington, DC; Jody Mayhugh, Visalia, CA; Kelly Mayhugh, Green Bay; Paula (Bill) Van De Laarschot, Minneapolis, MN; Megan Mayhugh, Green Bay; Shannon (Greta) Mayhugh, Ponte Vedra, FL; seven grandchildren, Sam (Samantha), Emilee and Casey Van De Laarschot, John P. Mayhugh, Sara and Paul O'Brien, Bennett Mayhugh; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother and sister-in-law, John and Carol Mayhugh; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Roy and Estelle Valentine; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Bill and Phyllis Vickery, Jim and Betty Stoveken, and George and Donna Bielefeldt; and a niece and three nephews.

Friends may call at Blaney Funeral Home, 1521 Shawano Ave., from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Friends may also call at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1414 Shawano Ave., from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with Pastor Delmar Austin officiating. Burial will be in Nicolet Memorial Gardens. To send online condolences, please go to

A memorial fund will be established in Dick's name.

The Mayhugh family extends their gratitude to Dr. Jules Blank and the staffs of Green Bay Oncology, Manor Care, Marla Vista Manor and Unity Hospice for their superior care and kindness.

Funeral Home
Blaney Funeral Home
1521 Shawano Ave.
Green Bay, WI 54303
Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on July 30, 2014
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