RICHARDSON, Roger E. 1942-2016
Posted By: Pamela Wagler (email)
Date: 12/5/2016 at 10:25:15
Obituary written by: Pam Wagler
November 20, 2016
ROGER E. RICHARDSON
Roger E. Richardson, 74, died at his home in Surprise, Arizona, on November 12, 2016. Mr. Richardson was born in Iowa City, IA on April 20, 1942 to Dohren Ivan and Alice A. (Dethlefsen) Richardson, of Ida Grove, IA.
Mr. Richardson was a 1959 graduate of Burlington High School, Burlington, IA and then attended Burlington Junior College. He joined the Air Force in 1962 after which he graduated from Oklahoma State University. After completing Officer Candidate School at Lackland AFB, TX, he served in Turkey, Spain and Viet Nam. He was also involved in the design of the Stealth Bomber. Mr. Richardson retired from the Air Force as a Major.
On May 3, 1965 he married Linda L. (Lichty) Bartmann in San Rafael, CA. She preceded him in death on September 29, 2006.
Mr. Richardson was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and a niece, Deidre Richardson. He is survived by two brothers: Jerry (Karen) Richardson of Pleasant View, TN and Larry (Song) Richardson of Sperry, IA and 4 sisters: Jeannette Richardson of Sperry, IA, Pamela (Mark) Wagler, Ft. Madison, IA; Alice (Ron) Wooldridge, Burlington, IA and Karen (Allan) Noe, Marshalltown, IA. He is also survived by 4 nephews and 8 nieces and several great nieces and nephews.
There will be no funeral service and his body will be cremated.
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