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Amanda ADOLF Richards-240
Amanda ADOLF-240
B. 20 Feb 1925
D. 16 January 2006
Burlington, Colorado


 1. Esther RICHARDS Young-2401
 2. Duaine RICHARDS -2399
 3. Donna Kay RICHARDS-2024
 4. Mary RICHARDS Colglazier-2398
Burial Place:

Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Bethune, Colorado


Time Line:


Pedigree Chart
August ADOLF-235
B. Mar 1862
Briene, Bessarabia, South Russia
D. 1948
Yakima, Washington
A.W. ADOLF-237
B. 8 May 1890
Bethune, Colorado
D. 12 Feb 1985
Burlington, Colorado
Katherine RICHTER-236
B. 1864
D. 1930
Amanda ADOLF-240
B. 20 Feb 1925
D. 16 Jan 2006
Burlington, Colorado
Johann WEISSHAAR-367
B. 5 Nov 1863
D. 6 Dec 1916
Eva Maria (Mary) WEISSHAAR-238
B. 27 Nov. 1892
Idalia, Colorado
D. 13 Apr 1989
Burlington Colorado
Christina WILHELM-368
B. 11 Apr 1865
D. 28 Feb 1946
Married  6 Sep 1933  [Cert# 30]
Burlington, Colorado
David RICHARDS-1498
B. 16 Nov 1912
D. 29 Apr 1990


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Amanda Richards -2006
The Burlington Record, Burlington, Colorado  Thursday, January 26, 2006

Lifelong Kit Carson County resident Amanda Helena Richards passed away on January 16, 2006 at the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital. She was 90 years old.

Amanda was born on February 20, 1925 to August and Mary (Weisshaar) Adolf. She was one of eight children. Amanda attended school in the Bethune School District where she graduated from the twelfth grade.

On September 6, 1933, Amanda married David A. Richards in Burlington, Colorado. To this union four children were born; Esther, Duaine, Donna Kay and Mary.

Amanda spent many years of her life as a cook for the Bethune High School. She was a member of the First St. Paulís Lutheran Church and RSVP. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter Donna Kay Powell, two sisters Hilda Ziegler and Gladys Patterson, one brother Art Adolf and one great grandson Jeremy Richards.

Amanda is survived by her three children Esther Young of Burlington, Duaine Richards and his wife Ardith of Palmer, Alaska and Mary Colglazier and her husband Fred of Burlington. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren; three sisters, Leona Hefner and her husband Harry of Kalamazoo, Michigan, Della Pugh and her husband Robert of Ft. Collins, Colorado and Eva Wood and her husband Edward of Yuma, Colorado; one brother Allan Adolf of Bethune, Colorado and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Richards were held on Friday, January 20, 2006 at 10:00 AM at the First St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Burlington with Pastor Jeff Hanson officiating. Burial followed in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery north of Bethune. Visitation was held one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Memorials may be made in Amandaís name to the First St. Paulís Lutheran Church or to the Donorís Choice and may be left at the Bank of Burlington, Burlington, Colorado.

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