Archive for Thursday, December 20, 2001

Mary Maurine M. Richardson


December 20, 2001

Services for Mary Maurine M. Richardson, 92, Olathe, were Monday, Dec. 17, at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner. Burial was at Prairie Center Cemetery, De Soto.

Mrs. Richardson died Friday, Dec. 14, 2001, at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home, Olathe.

She was born Sept. 27, 1909, in Eudora, the daughter of Charles B. and Nellie (Reed) Moore. She graduated from Eudora High School and moved to Johnson County, where she lived near Olathe and the Prairie Center areas.

Mrs. Richardson was a homemaker and real estate agent. She co-owned Richardson Real Estate Company with her husband in Olathe from 1961 to 1985.

She was a member of the Gardner Friends Church, Gardner, and the Bethel Extension Home Unit. She was also a volunteer for the Olathe Medical Center Auxiliary.

Two brothers and one sister preceded her in death.

She married Chester M. Richardson on Oct. 14, 1933, in Tulsa, Okla. He died in 1997.

Survivors include a son, Gary Richardson, Olathe; a daughter, Darlene Kincaid, Olathe; a sister, Colleen Long, West Plains, Mo.; four grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Olathe Hospice, sent in care of Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner 66030.

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