William “Dick” O’Callaghan age 92, of Springfield, MN, died on June 9, 2022.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 8, 2022 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Saturday from 9:00 am until 10:00 am at the St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield, on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 10:00 am.
The clergy will be Father Phillip Schotzko. Interment will be at the St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery in Redwood Falls.
Military honors will be provided by the John Watson American Legion Post #257.
Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

William Richard “Dick” O’Callaghan was born on December 16, 1929 in Redwood Falls, MN to Harry and Eva (Ryan) O’Callaghan. He passed away unexpectedly on June 9, 2022 on the family farm at age 92.

After graduating from Springfield High School in 1947, he served in the US Army for two years. On February 7, 1961 he married Dorothy (Braunger) O’Callaghan in San Diego, CA. Dick and Dorothy made a life together farming for many years in Sundown Township in Redwood County, MN.

Dick enjoyed having a pilot’s license and flying his own airplane, traveling, playing cards, spending time with his family, and helping his son on the farm. He was a member of St. Mathias Catholic Church in Wanda and St. Raphael Catholic Church in Springfield. Dick was a member of the St. Mathias parish council, Wanda Elevator Board of Directors, and the Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council. Dick was a man of few words but had a tremendous wit and sense of humor.

Dick is survived by his children, Dan (Rita) O’Callaghan of Springfield, MN, Bob O’Callaghan of Minnetonka, MN, and Cathy (David) Moritz of Sauk Centre, MN; grandchildren, Michael and Helen O’Callaghan, Abby and Mia O’Callaghan, and Billy and Tony Moritz. He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy O’Callaghan; parents, Eva and Harry O’Callaghan; sister, Patricia O’Callaghan Ochs, and brother, Thomas Sean O’Callaghan.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.