Nov. 21, 1921 - Aug. 19, 2008
ST. FRANCIS -- Gene L. Richard, 86, died Tuesday (Aug. 19, 2008) at Dundy County Hospital in Benkelman.
He was born Nov. 21, 1921, in Dundy County. He married Junice Rose Bruns. He lived at St. Francis and was a farmer.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Junice Rose in 1977.
Survivors include his son, Tim Richard of St. Francis; daughter, Sherolyn Pittman of St. Francis, Vicki Moses of Gothenburg and Sandy Patton of Greeley, Colo.; brothers, Leo Richard of Benkelman and Johnny Moser of Scottsbluff; sisters, Alice Baney of Hudson, Fla., and Leah Els of Benkelman; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at Peace Lutheran Church in St. Francis. Burial will be in the St. Francis Cemetery with military graveside service by Fort Riley Honor Guard.
Visitation will be Friday from 1-9 p.m., at Knodel Funeral Home in St. Francis.
Memorials may be given in his name.
Knodel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.