Grace M. Richards, age 86 of Sheridan passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013. She was born on January 4, 1927 in Grand Ledge, Michigan, the daughter of Harvey & Mable (Hosey) Nye.
On May 25, 1945, Grace was married to Eli Richards and he has preceded her in death along with her parents and two sons, Daniel Richards and Randal Richards.
Surviving is one daughter and son in law, Rosemary & Tony Gallagher of Sheridan, one son, Sam Richards of Weidman, 7 grandchildren, Daniel Richards, John Richards, Paul & Shannon Richards, Robert Bennett, Kristin & Eric Sternhagen, Mariah Richards and Elisha Richards, 6 great grandchildren, Emma, Olivia, McKenzie, Elí, Landon and Mya, 3 sisters, Jean & Henry Kemph of Sunfield, Helen Green of Grand Ledge and Dorothy Bennett of Lansing plus a sister in law, Rosemary Nye of Grayling.
Formerly of Grand Ledge, Grace has been a resident of the Sheridan area since 1976. She was a member of St. Bernadette of Lourdes Catholic Church in Stanton and the VFW Post 5065 Ladies Auxiliary of Sheridan.
A Mass of Christian Burial, beginning at 11:00 AM will be held on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at St. Bernadette of Lourdes Catholic Church in Stanton with Rev. Fr. Dominic Tirkey officiating. Visitation will be held at the church, one hour prior to the funeral mass.
Interment will be at the Evergreen Cemetery in Sheridan.