- 67 years old
- Date of birth: Jun 11, 1944
- Place of birth:
Lyons, Nebraska, United States
- Date of passing: Oct 18, 2011
- Place of passing:
Bancroft, Nebraska, United States
|Let the memory of Larry be with us forever|
Larry Richardson, 67, of Bancroft, Nebraska, passed away at his home in Bancroft on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rosalie, Nebraska, with the Rev. Robert Johnson officiating. A visitation will be held on Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Munderloh Funeral Home in Pender. Interment will be at a later date.Larry was born on June 11, 1944 in Lyons, Nebraska, the son of Hiram and Irene (Russman) Richardson. He graduated from Rosalie High School in 1962. He had served in the U.S. Army for two years during the Vietnam War. Larry married Connie Pape on December 3, 1966 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rosalie. To this union four children were born, Angela, Deann, Matt and Cole. He had driven truck until his retirement. Larry loved spending time with his family and was an enthusiastic sports fan. He loved his Nebraska Husker football and women's volleyball. He enjoyed watching his kids play sports and was a supporter of Bancroft-Rosalie football, volleyball, and basketball. Larry is survived by his wife Connie of Bancroft, daughters Angela Richardson of Kansas City, MO, Deann Richardson of Lincoln, NE, sons: Matt Richardson and his wife Tonya of Kansas City, MO, and Cole Richardson of Council Bluffs, IA and his fiancé Heidi Gustafson. He is also survived by a sister Joann and Sparky Malmberg of O'Neill, NE, brothers-in-law: Vern Pape and his wife Mary Ann of Longmont, CO, Gerrett Pape and his wife Denise of Tucson, AZ, Willis Hartwig and his wife Betty of Longmont, CO, sisters-in-law: Martha Pape of Loveland, CO, and Norma Pape of Rosalie, NE, as well as many nieces and nephews. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Earl, Rex, Ardys, and Lyle
"Hi Dad, Happy Birthday to you!!! I had a dream about you last night. It was so nice. I miss you!!! Happy Birthday to you in Heaven!!!"
"Happy Birthday Larry, We know you're having another great party. How could you not being where you are. Hoping to see Matt & family soon. So put a bug in Matts ear, ok?!?! ;o)
Tell Shawn HI. Mike & Marlene"
Happy Birthday to you, hope your day is very special and full of so much love. I see Angie has told you all about our grandchildren, oh are they ever precious. Little Augie looks so much like you. I could kiss him all the time when we are together. He is going to have a little brother in August, can hardly wait!!!
Matt and tonya's three little ones are such a right fit into our family, you would love each one of them. Matt and Tonya are both great parents, doing a great job! So proud of them.
Cannot express how I miss you, a part of me died too, when you left, but working at making and appreciating life and all it is giving me. Love and miss you, forever Connie"
"Happy Birthday, Dad! I know you can see it all up there. We are all doing great. Matt and Tonya have a beautiful family. Blakely and her two brothers are so sweet. And Augie is going to be a big brother...in August. Cole will be back from South Korea soon, then he and Heidi will be in Kansas for a while. Deann has a new job and is happy. Love you, Dad!"
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY LARRY!! Hope you're having a great one. I'm sure you're celebrating with Shawn. Tell him HI please!!
Saw Matt the other day. It was so good to see him again. You must be so proud of him. Wish we could see him, Tonya and the kids more often!!!! Til next time. Mike & Marlene"
"Hi Dad, I added a couple of pictures here. There are a few of Augie and a couple of Blakely. Augie is so big now. He is almost a year and half old and Blakely is eight months old now. Both are absolutely adorable. I tell them all about you whenever I can. I love you!"
"Hi Dad! Thinking of you a lot today. So much has happened this year and I wish you were here for it. August turned one year old in July. He is a handsome little boy. Matt and Tonya adopted a beautiful little girl. Her name is Blakely and she is a sweetie. Matt and Tonya are also trying to adopt Blakely's two brothers, Brody and Connor. Busy times!"
"Happy Birthday Larry, I'm sure you're having a super Day considering where you are!! We're sure Jesus had the best cake for ya too!!!;o)
Mike & Marlene"
"Larry, Happy birthday to you, and know how much I love and miss you and how much we have to celebrate. So much as happened in this last year, and life here continues to amaze me. Cole and Heidi have given us our first grandchild, little August Gene. He is totally amazing, just now starting to walk. He looks just like you, and when he has his Husker hat, well.......he is so so special. Cole joined the ARMY, he will do well there as his desire is strong. Matt and Tonya have adopted the sweetest little girl, they named her BLakely Sue, so precious and you should see Matt and Tonya, they just adore and love this little girl. Maybe two boys to come to, wow and overwhelming!! I am ok, like I said, miss you much but mush on, what else can I do. Happy Birthday to you sweetie, your gift, now you are a grandpa here on earth!!!!"
"Happy Birthday, Dad! I love you!!!!"
Its been a little while since I've visited and I am sorry about that. I miss you every day! I have added a couple of photos of your and Mom's sweet little grandson. He is such a handsome little guy. I think he looks like you! Love you, Dad.
"Happy Birthday Larry...a day late I guess but just wanted you to know we're thinking of you!! Tell Shawn HI and we Love & Miss him so much!
I'm sure you guys celebrated together and had a super time!!"
"Hi there Honey,
Just thinking about your birthday tomorrow, and how I wish we could be celebrating it together. happy Birthday to you, I love and miss you so much. I am making a Nebraska quilt for Cole and Heidi's little boy, our little grandson. I am using your blue jeans in the quilt, so you will be helping to keep your little grandson warm!xox"
"Hi Pops, I thought I stop in for a few minutes since its been a while. I am getting packed for a trip to Arizona. I'm going to help Mom drive back to Nebraska. I am really looking forward to seeing her. As I am sure you already know, Baby Boy Richardson (aka Sparky Junior, Little Sparky, or Hank) is going to make his appearance on or around July28. I am excited to meet him. Miss you! XO"
"I love you, Dad!"
Its been beautiful the last couple of days after a horribly hot summer. Everyone is in wedding mode. Sure do wish you were here for all the weddings. Me and mom are going to Colorado for Jolene's wedding to Gary. They are getting married on August 31. Then Cole and Heidi on September 14, then Jimmy and Sheila a week later. Love you"
I hope you and Shawn are having a great time in Heaven!! I know how much he thought of you so I'm sure you guys have already got together!!
Mike talked to Matt yesterday. Thanks for sharing your son with us! He is a great young man & we love him like our own!!"
I've been thinking of you so much again lately. I miss you! Love you so much,"
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