Goldie G. Richson, 97

Goldie G. (Dreger) Richson, 97, of West Bend, died of natural causes at her home Thursday, April 28, 2016.

Goldie was born in Minnesota and moved to Wisconsin in a covered wagon at the age of 3. She lived in Couderay, Superior, Milwaukee, Slinger and West Bend. Goldie had an easy laugh, a deep love for her family, she was extremely outgoing and was a formidable card player.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Alvin L. Richson; their son, Floyd Richson; and granddaughter, Dawn. She is survived by her daughter, Judith (Richson) Zunker; six grandchildren, Cynthia Richson (Larry), Dana Richson (Bryan), Brett Richson (Karyl), Kimberly (Zunker) Cook (Jeremiah) and Todd Zunker (Colleen); three great-grandchildren, Liliana Cook, McKenzie Zunker and Madison Zunker; step-great-grandchild, Jennifer (Amos) Besaw; two step-great-great-grandchildren, Kaely and Kya Besaw; daughter-in-law, Judy (Schmitt) Richson; and many, many nieces and nephews. We love her and will miss her.

Visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Friday May, 6, at Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church (777 S. Indiana Avenue) with funeral service to follow at 4 p.m. A graveside service and burial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Evergreen Cemetery in Couderay.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. Online condolences at