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LCpl Richard Carl "Dick" Esterline, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 25, 1946
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 1996
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

Dick is my oldest brother, I lost him when he was much to young and really miss him and also my 2nd oldest brother Bruce. I hope to see them in heaven one day. Dick was married to Deborah Johnson and had 2 sons Robert Meryl Esterline who passed the same year Dick did and Richard Carl Esterline Jr. "Ricky" who lives in Elkhart with his wife Roxanne Sanders Esterline they gave Dick two grandsons Justin Michael in 1997 and Aaron Robert in 2000. He would have been the happiest man alive to have known them. He loved his kids very much in fact his whole family. He will be missed! Dick was a Corp. in the Marine Corps. and was in Vietnam. Bruce was in the Army in Vietnam and went there 6 mos. after Dick and tried to get Dick to go home early but Dick wanted Bruce to go home early, both wanted to protect the other so they just stuck it out together. Brotherly love.
Richard has 2 Brothers and 1 sister:
Robert Bruce Esterline 17 Jan. 1947 Mich., Elk. Co., Ind. 18 June 2011 Elk., Elk Co., Ind.
William Francis Esterline 3 Mar. 1948 living in Phoenix, Arizona.
Katherine Sue Esterline Line 28 July 1949 Mich. City, Elk., Co., Ind. living in Duncan, S.C.
5 Nieces and 3 Nephews. (bio by: Kathy Line) 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Frederick Esterline (1920 - 1971)
  Lillian Evadean Breden Esterline (1927 - 1975)
 
 Children:
  Robert Meryl Esterline (1976 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Carl Esterline (1946 - 1996)
  Robert Bruce Esterline (1947 - 2011)*
  Katherine Sue Esterline Line (1949 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
(lcpl) usmc vietnam
 
Burial:
Rice Cemetery
Elkhart
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Kathy Line
Originally Created by: mrs,kaiser
Record added: Jun 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11257248
LCpl Richard Carl Dick Esterline, Sr
Added by: Kathy Line
 
LCpl Richard Carl Dick Esterline, Sr
Added by: Kathy Line
 
LCpl Richard Carl Dick Esterline, Sr
Added by: Kathy Line
 
 
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Hi Dick, I miss you big guy. You and Bruce are gone now and I miss both of you. Hope you are all together and happy. R.I.P.
- your sister Kathy
 Added: Dec. 31, 2015
Hello Bro, Miss you and the whole family very much!I have you under my care now. I had tried so hard to get you and now you are finally with us. Thanks to the people at F.A.G. This is what it is all about, having your loved ones with you. Say hi to all o...(Read more)
- Love your sister Kathy!!!
 Added: May. 21, 2015
Hi Dick,Thinking of you and the family today. Miss you very much and wish you were here. Ricky sure could use his dad. This world sure is changing and not all for the good. Our government is going to pot right along with the values and respect we held so...(Read more)
- Your sister Kathy
 Added: Feb. 23, 2013
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