Robert Stephan (Steve) Dick

Robert Stephan (Steve) Dick, 76, passed away suddenly on July 6, 2023 at his home near Perry, with his wife by his side.

Steve was born in Great Bend Kansas on June 23, 1947. He was the son of Robert A. and Betty Nowlin Dick. Steve attend Ellinwood Schools which he was a proud graduate of the Class of 1965 Ellinwood High School. Steve was a member of the Argonne Rebels Drum and Bugle Corp, Great Bend. He is a veteran of the US Army serving in the Southern Command Network, Panama. He had been an active member of several Corvette Clubs in which he and his wife enjoyed auto crossing Steve’s 1970 Chevy Corvette. He also was an active and charter member of the Free State Fly Fishers in Lawrence. He is a graduate of Fort Hays State University and Kansas University.

He married Margaret Bergin on August 29, 1976 in Emporia, Kansas. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his two children, Amy (Lance) Hoover and Matthew (Ashley) Dick, three granddaughters Addison Hoover, Brynlynn Hoover and Harper Dick all of Lawrence. He is also survived by his lifelong friend, Larry Griffin, of Overland Park.

Steve was a photojournalist for the University of Kansas for 3 decades. He loved photographing the Jayhawks. He was an avid fly fisherman, loved reading, and following his Jayhawks, no matter what sport was playing.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa, Lawrence, Kansas from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. Everyone encouraged to wear their favorite KU clothing. Memorial services will be at 6:30pm, July 21, 2023 at Danforth Chapel on KU campus.

In lieu of flowers family suggests your local Human Society, Jefferson County Historical Society, Oskaloosa, or Ellinwood Historical Society, Ellinwood.