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Obituaries

Obituaries

Bernedette L. Richards 1909 - 2007 Lawrence

Memorial services for Bernedette L. "Bunny" Richards, 98, Lawrence, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Cremation is planned, and inurnment will be at a later date at the Crown Hill Cemetery Tower of Memories Columbarium in Denver.Mrs. Richards died Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007, at The Windsor of Lawrence.She was born May 26, 1909, in Denver, the daughter of Charles and Estelle Kindig Gulmyer. She graduated from North High School in Denver and moved to Lawrence in 1948.Mrs. Richards was a homemaker. She was a member of First United Methodist Church and a longtime volunteer at the Lawrence Visitors Center.She married Jack A. Richards on Oct. 16, 1929, in Denver. He died Oct. 13, 1991. She was also preceded in death by a son, Bob Richards.Survivors include a daughter, Kay Boydston and husband Ben, Lawrence; a son, Jack Richards and wife Bettye, El Paso, Texas; six grandchildren, including Alison Boydston Chrisco and Brad Boydston, both of Lawrence; nine great-grandchildren, including Jacob and Sydney, both of Lawrence; and two nieces.The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost.com.