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April 28, 1943 - December 9, 2017
Burial Date: December 14, 2017
A public visitation for family and friends will be held from 12:30 to 1:00 P.M. at Crippin Chapel. A Funeral Service will follow on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow the service at Valley Lawn Cemetery south of Montrose.
Yvonne A. Richmond
April 28, 1943 ~ December 9, 2017
Yvonne A. Richmond, age 74, of Cimarron, CO. for the past 18 years passed away December 9, 2017 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.
Yvonne was born April 28, 1943 to George and Marguerite (Tooker) Oliver in Topanga, CA. She spent her childhood there and received her education in Topanga.
Yvonne moved from California to the Montrose area at the age of 16. She married David Richmond on February 16, 1963 in Pueblo, CO. They were married 54 years. They made their home in Grand Junction from 1972 to 1988. Yvonne was employed by C D Smith in Grand Junction, CO., for seven years. She lived in the Olathe from 1988 to 1999. She lived in Cimarron from 1999 until the time of her passing. She was a homemaker and loving Mother all of her days. She attended Waves of Mercy Church here in Montrose. Yvonne enjoyed sewing, crafts and singing. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren. She will always be our loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend.
Surviving family members include her husband, David; children Kenny(Darla) Richmond of Montrose, Kathy(Rick Schultz) Richmond-Schultz of Port Jefferson Station, NY, Jennifer (Mike) Walker of Montrose; and grandchildren Jon Richmond, Shane Richmond, Justin Leech, Trevor Leech, Tyler Richmond, Logan Wilkerson, Meagan
Walker, Natalie Walker and nine great-grandchildren. Yvonne was preceded in death by son Jon Richmond and a brother Lee Oliver.
Memorial contributions in memory of Yvonne can be made by going to www.children.org, Children’s International, 2000 E Red Bridge Road, Kansas City, MO 64131. A public visitation for family and friends will be held from 12:30 to 1:00 P.M. at Crippin Chapel. A Funeral Service will follow on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow the service at Valley Lawn Cemetery south of Montrose. Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory in Montrose is assisting the family.