Ralph H Richardson

Ralph H Richardson

Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 1 Sep 2016 (aged 84)
Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 169238549 · View Source
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Fitchburg - Ralph H. Richardson, age 84, passed away Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Willow Pointe in Verona.

He was born in Madison, WI on October 23, 1931, the youngest son of Edward and Agnes (O’Brien) Richardson. Ralph grew up farming on the family farm in Fitchburg. He graduated from Edgewood High School in 1949 and later joined the United States Army. On May 29, 1954, he married the love of his life, Darlene Frazier. After his time in the service, Ralph worked for Bowman Dairy as milkman while still working on the family farm. In 1974, he began operating the Mt. Horeb A&W. In 1986, Ralph purchased the Verona A&W. He remodeled and reopened in the spring of 1987. He retired from the restaurant business in 1999.

Ralph was a founding member of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Madison as well as the church’s choir where he sang under the direction of his wife Darlene. Ralph was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He was also a member of the Serra Club of Madison and the Elks Club Madison.

Ralph is survived by his son, Jeffrey Richardson; daughters, Ann (Steve) Donovan and Beth Richardson; grandchildren, Maggie, Logan, Alissa, Monique and Makayla; sister-in-law, Patricia Lutomski; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Darlene Richardson; his brothers, Joe, Jim, Eugene, Walter, Leo and Gordon; and his sisters, Mary, Margaret, Frances, Agnes and Katie.

Burial will take place at Resurrection Cemetery.

Ryan and Joyce Ryan Funeral Home


Darlene Frazier, R. H. Richardson to Marry May 29

Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Frazier Sr., 705 Pinchot St., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter. Darlene Ann. to Ralph H. Richardson, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Richardson, Verona.

The nuptial high mass at 9 a.m., on May 29 will be in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

Miss Frazier graduated from Wisconsin State college at LaCrosse and is now teaching school. Her fiance is with the Bowman Dairy Co.

Wisconsin State Journal - May 18, 1954


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For Darlene Frazier and Ralph Richardson

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Wisconsin State Journal - June 4, 1954


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 169238549
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ralph H Richardson (23 Oct 1931–1 Sep 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169238549, citing Resurrection Cemetery, Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by northernpeach (contributor 47679409) .