Loren C. Richard (1919-2018)

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Loren C. Richard, 99, Ellsworth, was called to his eternal home on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018.
Born on March 28, 1919, he was a lifetime resident of Ellsworth County. Loren, a retired farmer and stockman, was actively involved in his church and community.
He is survived by his three children, Dru (Candy) Richard, Debby Oestmann, and Cindy (Jim) Lamia. He is also survived by eight grandsons, 12 great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Helen Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years, Drucilla; his parents, William and Dorothy Richard (Headley); sister, Elda Ostermann; and son-in-law, Vern Oestmann.
Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. at Parsons Funeral Home, Ellsworth
A funeral service celebrating his resurrected life will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, Ellsworth. Burial will follow at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Immanuel Lutheran Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church, or Good Samaritan Society, Ellsworth, c/o, Parsons Funeral Home, Box 45, Ellsworth, Kan. 67439
Condolences may be left at parsonsfh.com

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