Dick Sundermann served in the U.S. Air Force and in the Air National Guard before his airline career. He flew as a flight engineer for Seaboard, Flying Tigers, and FedEx. He was a craftsman, avid reader; and enjoyed fishing, boating and flying.
Dick's wife of 37 years, Edith, predeceased him in 1998. He is survived by his sons, Eric and wife, Laurie; Kurt and wife, Cynthia; and grandchildren, Ava and Kurt.