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Eva Mae Richards

Apr 5, 2011

Eva Mae Richards

ESTHERVILLE – Memorial services for Eva Mae Richards, 92, of Estherville will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Estherville with Pastor Lynn Elrod officiating. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Merrill.

She died Saturday, April 2, 2011, at Avera Holy Family Health in Estherville.

Eva Mae (Ohlson) Richards, the daughter of Mahlon and Mary (King) Ohlson, was born Nov. 3, 1918, in Nora, Neb.

She was united in marriage to Edwin Simion Richards on July 15, 1937. She graduated from Nelson High School in 1937. She and Edwin lived and worked on several different farms as farm hands. Edwin died on Aug. 10, 1995. She enjoyed traveling, camping, fishing and being with family.

Left to cherish Eva’s memory are her son, William “Willy” Richards; granddaughter, Wenona Kinnaman; grandson, William H. Richards; granddaughter, Wennetta Crissinger of Minnesota; three great-granddaughters; three great-grandsons; one great-great grandson; sister, Ruth Toor, of California and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edwin and three brothers and three sisters.

On-line condolences may be sent to www.henryolsonfuneral.com