Yvonne Richards, 76

Yvonne Marie Richards, age 76 of Broken Bow, passed away at her home May 31, 2013. She was born at Pleasant Townshipof Cass County Iowa to Albert and Emma Rudig. She graduated high school May 13, 1955, at Griswold , Iowa. May 12, 1955, she married Earl Edward Richards at Council Bluffs Iowa. While living in Iowa she worked at her brother Richard Rudigs cafe.She also worked at a hardware store , grocery store and at the school. In November 1979, Earl, Yvonne and son Max moved to Thedford where they lived on a ranch. She worked several places including a cook at the school; she enjoyed the school kids. Her yard was always in tip-top shape and decorated for every season andholiday. She loved Nebraska football and did alot ofcoaching at the tv set!! After her husband passed away she moved toBroken Bow where she lived in an apartment. Shemade many great friends and had alot of fun. Surving her are her children, Linda (Tim) Stattler, Susan (Jeff) Davis, Mike (Colleen) Richards, Max (Christy) Richards; hersister, Anna Mae Courcer; two brothers, Dennis and Stanley; 11 grandchildrenand many great-grandchildren. She was proceded in her passing by husband Earl; brothers, Richard, Dale, Albert JR, and her faithful dog Pugs. Memorial graveside services will be Friday, June 7, 2013, at 1 p.m. CDTat the Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford. The Rev. Linda Martin and the Rev. Steve Shanno will officiate. Memorials may go to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Arnold and Mullen Funeral Homes are in charge of arrangements.Published in Custer County Chief, June 6, 2013