Roy A. Richards, age 76 of Hoffman, MN, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019, at his home in Hoffman.

Memorial Service for Roy Arnold Richards will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Hoffman, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Spring Interment will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Herman.

Roy Arnold Richards was born June 16, 1942, to Clarence and Jennie (Boekholt) Richards in rural Herman, Minnesota. He grew up in Herman, Minnesota. He passed away on February 21, 2019.

Roy worked as a hired hand for various farmers in the Herman and Hoffman areas. He attended and worked at the Developmental Achievement Center for many years in Hoffman, Minnesota. He has resided at the REM Central Lakes group home in Hoffman, Minnesota for the past several years.

Roy is survived by his two sisters Sharon (John) Saewert of West Fargo, North Dakota, Linda Wellman of Elbow Lake, Minnesota and one brother, Dennis (Barb) Richards of Hastings, Minnesota; several nieces and nephews, Mike (Amy) Saewert, Scott (Penny) Saewert, Tracy (Matt) Sieckert, Chad (Shannon) Danzeisen, Angela Richards, Eric (Rebecca) Richards, and many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Jennie Richards, and his brother-in-law, Gary Wellman.

Erickson-Smith Funeral Home of Hoffman is assisting the family with arrangements.


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