Marylu Richards Obituary

Marylu M. Richards
Marylu Richards
Marylu M. Richards

August 2, 1950 - January 10, 2010
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Adel, IA
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Marylu M. Richards, 58, died at home on January 10, 2010. A memorial gathering will be held later in the spring.

Marylu was born in Des Moines on August 2, 1951 to Albert and Johanna (Sassmann) Messerschmidt. She grew up in Adel and graduated from Adel-DeSoto High School in 1969. After serving in the U. S. Navy she returned to Adel and worked for many years as office manager of Adel Optometry. Marylu enjoyed painting, drawing, quilting and flower gardening. She will be remembered for her sense of humor.

Those left to cherish Marylu's memory include her husband, Dennis and daughter, Catlin both of Adel; two sisters, Kathyrn Blomquist of Adel and Carol Messerschmidt of Des Moines; three brothers, Michael (Beth) Messerschmidt of Adel, Jon (Diane) Messerschmidt of Mesa, AZ and Geary (Patrice) Messerschmidt of Des Moines; several nieces and nephews. She will also be missed by her two cats, Pook and Chance.

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