Diann D. Richardson

Diann D. Richardson, 80, of Chetek, Wis., passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Health System-Red Cedar in Menomonie, Wis. Diann Davis was born on March 16, 1940, in Rice Lake, Wis., the daughter of Jesse and Martha Davis.

As a child and young lady, Diann attended school in Chetek. She married Harold Richardson and together raised their three children. Diann and Harold were happily married for 63 years. She enjoyed watching her grandchildren and enjoyed traveling with her husband. She was employed at Anoka State Hospital in Anoka, Minn., for 30 years as a pharmacy technician. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, puzzles, shopping and cross-stitching. She will be dearly missed.

Diann leaves to celebrate her memory her husband, Harold Richardson, of Turtle Lake, Wis.; children Kimberly Richardson, of Coon Rapids, Minn., Tamara (Lyle) Benish, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Wade Richardson, of Coon Rapids; grandchildren Ky Benish, Kaleana Benish, Christopher Benish, Robert Benish, Dakota Benish, Dillon Benish and Hunter Benish; great-grandchildren Angel Benish, Gianna Benish, Lathan Tice and Tanner Benish; her siblings, Mardelle Huset and Byron “Buck” Davis; and many other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Martha Davis; and siblings Arvid, Huey, Chuck, Loren and Grayden.

A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, at Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home. Diann’s family will greet visitors at the funeral home beginning at 10 a.m. She will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery in Dallas, Wis., following the service.

Burnham-Ours-Kolstad Family Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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