Patricia Richards of Watkins, died Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins. She was 74.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 15, at the Ertl Funeral Home in Watkins with Fr. Richard Gross officiating. Burial will be at the St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery in Watkins. Friends may call one hour prior to services Wednesday, at the funeral home.
Patricia Ann Richards was born May 28, 1938, in Watkins to Clarence and Geneva (Schneider) Schreiner. She was united in marriage to Harold Richards in Minneapolis. While residing in Minneapolis, Patricia was employed as a housekeeper for various hotels. She moved back to the Watkins area, and was employed as a waitress at Al’s Café in Eden Valley for a short time. Patricia moved to Willmar where she was a longtime resident and did volunteer work at the Rice Memorial Hospital. She became a resident at the Hilltop Health Care Center in Watkins about four years ago. He hobbies included crafts and ceramics.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Geneva Schreiner; husband Harold Richards; and brother William Schreiner.
Patricia is survived by her son Richard (and Denise) Richards of Minneapolis; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; brothers James (and Jean) Schreiner of Barrett, Robert (and Donna) Schreiner of Watkins; and sister-in-law Joyce Schreiner of Litchfield.