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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dale Lester Richardson 1936 - 2009 Carthage, Mo.

Melvern — A celebration of life for Dale Lester Richardson, 72, Carthage, Mo., will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Melvern Community Building.
Mr. Richardson died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2009, at his home of pancreatic cancer.
He was born Dec. 20, 1936, in Melvern, the son of Marvin Booker and Mary Inez Holloway Richardson. He graduated from Melvern High School.
Mr. Richardson was employed by the Santa Fe Railroad in Topeka and was a farmer in Scranton.
He married Lorraine Barbara Booth on May 4, 1958, in Osage City. She survives, of the home.
Other survivors include a daughter, Julie Ann Richardson Lassley, Lawrence; a brother, Gaylord, Scranton; and four sisters, Betty Bumgardner, Plattville, Wis., Addie Hoffsommer, Overbrook, Lois Maine, Olivet, and Cheryl Valliquett, Ozark, Ark.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to a charity of the donor’s choice.