Arlene Richardson

Arlene Richardson passed away January 26, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. She was born November 5, 1932, in Waverly, Iowa, to Carl and Nellie Eggleston.


Arlene worked for Delaware County Farm Bureau, Denver Children’s Hospital, and most recently at Jo-Ann Fabrics in Loveland, Colorado. She loved nature, the Rocky Mountains, and walks around the mountain lakes.


Arlene is survived by her triplet daughters, Sharon Richardson, Sheryl Richardson, and Sharlene (Dave) Traver; son, Bruce (Micki) Richardson; grandchildren, Nathan (Laura) Cook, Tad (Tasha) Brace, and Alexa Gentz; two great-grandchildren; sister, Janice Stille; her good friend, N.G. Daniels; as well as other loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Norma Creger.


A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 1, 2018, at Hamilton’s near Highland Memory Gardens, 121 NW 60th Avenue in Des Moines. The family will receive visitors prior to the service from 1-3 p.m.


Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association of Iowa in loving memory of Arlene.


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