Marian E. (Shogren) Richardson, 87 of Lindsborg, died Dec. 24, 2008. She was born on March 21, 1921 at McPherson, the daughter of Howard N. and Bernice E. (Linderholm) Shogren. She was a retired secretary for American Family Insurance.
She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Swedish Sewing Club; and was an avid golfer and bowler.
On Oct. 29, 1941 she married Russell L. “Rusty” Richardson at Lindsborg. He died on July 10, 2003. She was also preceded by a brother, J Glen “Bob” Shogren, two sisters, Martha Lee Shogren and an infant sister.
Survivors include a son, Jay A. Richardson of Lindsborg; daughter, Julie-Ann Neywick of Smolan; three brothers, Merle D. Shogren of Manhattan, Harlan L. Shogren of Lindsborg, Orin Ray Shogren of Salina; sister, Thelma Arcel Ireland of Denver, CO; 2 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will held at 1:00 p.m. Monday in Elmwood Cemetery, followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church.
Memorials may be given to the church or Bethany Home.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Christians Funeral Home, Lindsborg, where family will receive friends from 7-8 p.m.