Alberta Dorothy Richardson passed away July 12, 2017, at Park Rose Care Facility in Tacoma, Washington at age 95. She was born September 13, 1921, in Kinsella, Alberta, Canada while on a trip to see relatives. She moved with her parents when she was 1 1/2 years old to Day Creek, Washington. She attended a 2 room school house and graduated from Sedro-Woolley High School in 1939. Later that year, she married her High School sweetheart, Earl Richardson and he passed away in 2002.
She worked at the Sedro-Woolley Hospital after High School, then in 1959, went to work for the J.C. Penney Co., in Mount Vernon, and retired in 1994 as Office Manager. In her 95 plus years, she enjoyed her children, grands, gardening and flowers, but most of all fishing and hunting in the Okanagan Valley at Boneparte Lake. She claimed right up to the last year, she was the Ram Rod of the hunting camp. She hunted there for 75 years without missing a year, bagging many deer.
She is survived by her two daughters, Myrna (Bill) Harrison, of Port Orchard; Irlene (Wayne) Johnson, of Enumclaw; sister, Darlene Manley, of Sedro-Woolley; brother, Gene (Karen) Morgan, of Day Creek and many, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her mother and father; son, Glenn Richardson; three sisters; three brothers and her longtime companion and friend, Carl Hayes.
A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00, Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the Greenhills Memorial Cemetery, Burlington, Washington. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name, to a charity of your choice. Share your memories of Alberta and sign the online guest register.