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Doris Richards

Visitation:
Tuesday, January 5, 2010
6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Stark-Welin Funeral Directors
609 7th Street
PO Box 505
Boone, IA 50036-0505

Visitation:
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
8:00 AM until 1:30 PM
Stark-Welin Funeral Directors
609 7th Street
PO Box 505
Boone, IA 50036-0505

Service:
Wednesday, January 6, 2010
1:30 PM
Stark-Welin Funeral Directors
609 7th Street
PO Box 505
Boone, IA 50036-0505

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Doris Richards, 73, of 1348 Moingona Road, in Moingona, Iowa passed away at the Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames on Friday evening, January 1, 2010.

She was born on December 31, 1936 in Boone, Iowa the daughter of Lee and Hazel (Maynard) Brown.

On February 14, 1958, she married Charles Richards at Boone, Iowa.

Doris was a homemaker and for 14 years was employed in the housekeeping department at Iowa State University until poor health forced her to retire in 1990.

She was a soldier in the Salvation Army Church and a member of the Arbor Day Foundation. During her leisure time, she enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, fishing and most of all, enjoyed being with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Her parents; husband Charles, in September of 1998; 3 grandsons and 1 brother preceded her in death.

Survivors include 1 son Denny Richards and wife Karen of Boone, Iowa; 6 daughters Betty Wilcox and husband Don of Ogden, Iowa, Carolyn McKenna and husband Mike of Boone, Iowa, Penny Hill and husband John of Boone, Iowa, Nancy Thiel and husband and Leroy of Lincoln, Nebraska, Peggy North and husband Tim of Boone, Iowa, Becky Jorgensen and husband Gary of Paton, Iowa; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 3 brothers Francis Brown of Washington, LeRoy Brown and wife Kathy of Portland, Oregon, and Jerry Brown of Boone; 3 sisters Helen Frederick of Boone, Clara Mondt of Minnesota and Ruth Bowen of Oregon.

Services will be held on Wednesday afternoon, January 6th at 1:30 P.M. at the Stark-Welin Chapel in Boone with Envoy Tim North officiating.

Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery west of Boone, Iowa.

Friends may call at the Stark-Welin Chapel in Boone on Tuesday evening from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. with the family present during that time to greet friends. Visitations will continue on Wednesday from 8:00 A.M. until the time of service

Those wishing to express their sympathies through a memorial may direct their gift to the Salvation Army Church, 509 Benton Street, Boone, Iowa 50036.



  
 

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