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Marvin K. Richardson
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    222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Suite 100
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3882

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“We will dearly miss you sir! We will never forget all of the great memories shared with you and your beautiful wife, Eleanor! Your great attitude...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: David & Audra Salinas - NM

“I was in high school & graduated with Marvin & his sister Mary.He was always a fun guy to be around.Happy to say Mary & I remain friends after all...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Eleanor Fry - Galesburg, MI

“I had the privilege of working with Marv as a brand new producer in the insurance business. He was always willing to help and loved to talk with us...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Tom Padilla - Albuquerque, NM

“Eleanor, Remembering all the good times and vacations we spent together. I have many fond memories; even the times when my hotel choices left a lot...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Virginia Wester - Portage, MI

“It has been a pleasure and a privilege to visit with Marvin and the family over the past year. His gentle and kind nature will be remembered and...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sarah McFerran-Cooley - MI


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Marvin K. Richardson, 82, of Three Rivers, died Monday, May 1, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Marvin was born July 21, 1934 in Augusta, MI, the son of Clare E. and Edna Fern (Pettit) Richardson and was a graduate of Galesburg High School in 1953. As a young man, he worked briefly for Knappen Milling Company and for his family's business Augusta Beacon Newspaper.

He served his country with the US Air Force in Albuquerque New Mexico for 4 years with the security forces. After his discharge from the service, Marvin was an insurance salesman for 40 years, first with Jackson & Richardson Inc. and then with Lujan Inc. Agency in Albuquerque.

He was united in marriage to Eleanor L. Cooley in 1976, she survives. In addition to his wife Eleanor, Marvin is survived by two sons, Larry and Ron Klein of Three Rivers; four grandchildren; two sisters, Mary (Gregory) Hudson of Battle Creek, Susan Hatch of Albuquerque and a brother, Clare Richardson of Hot Springs, AR.

Marvin excelled at tennis in high school reaching the state level twice, was a life time member of the Elks, but mostly he loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Farley Estes Dowdle Augusta Chapel, 307 N. Webster St. Augusta, MI,with Rev. James Codde officiating. A visitation will be held from 1:00 pm until the time of service. Friends who wish may make memorial contributions to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan Kalamazoo: 222 North Kalamazoo Mall, 49008. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at www.farleyestesdowdle.com