Mary Willeta Richardson,93 passed away on December 6, 2021
Born in San Gabriel, California on October 8, 1928, to William and Laura Beissel, Mary was one of thirteen children. She met her husband Ed when she was a teenager. After Ed got out of the Navy in 1946, he married Mary and they raised the children in Southern California. Mary loved to camp and fish and take care of her family. She also was proud of working as a secretary to the VP of production at Clayton Manufacturing Company for 30 years. She retired and moved to Santa Maria California in 1989.
Mary was a prayer warrior for her family. She would often call herself “A tough Ole German.” But she was also tender hearted and lovable and was loved by all those who knew her.
Mary is survived by her daughter Helen, son Jim (Jan) Richardson, son Robert (Alina) Richardson, 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren.
She was a beautiful, classy lady with a big smile for everyone she met
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