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Cabela's co-founder dies

Published On: Feb 17 2014 10:41:16 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 18 2014 12:38:30 AM EST

One of the co-founders of outdoor outfitter, Cabela's, has passed away.

TILDEN TWP., Pa. -

One of the co-founders of outdoor outfitter, Cabela's, has passed away.

The company says Richard Cabela died Monday at his home in Nebraska.

The company got its start in 1961 when Cabela bought $45 worth of fishing flies in Chicago.

That led to a catalog and eventually 50 stores in North America.

Cabela was 77 years-old.

The chain has a location in Tilden Township.