Brenda Richardson, 81, Carbondale: July 17, 1940 – Aug. 28, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Brenda Richardson, 81, Carbondale: July 17, 1940 – Aug. 28, 2021

CARBONDALE, Kan. – Brenda Richardson, 81, passed away Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, at Stormont-Vail Hospital, Topeka, Kan. She was born July 17, 1940, in Monterey, Calif., the daughter of Wesley and Mary (Denison) Biesemeyer.

Brenda had lived in Topeka for many years before moving near Carbondale, Kan., in 1982. Brenda worked as a case worker for job service with the state of Kansas until her retirement.

On June 5, 1978, Brenda was united in marriage to Richard “Dick” Richardson, in Topeka.

Brenda was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Mary.

Brenda is survived by her husband, Dick, of 43 years; her five children, John Graham, Fredericksburg, Va., Ronna Richardson, Pyatt, Ark., Kevin Richardson, Burlingame, Kan., Mark Jackson, Marion, Ohio, and George Richardson, Joplin, Mo.; four siblings, Mary Creech, Topeka, Phyllis Conley, Kent, Wash., Fred Biesemeyer, Topeka, and Cindy Old Crow, Lodge Grass, Mont.; and 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

Brenda’s family will receive friends 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, at Feltner Funeral Chapel, Lyndon, Kan. Funeral services will 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 3, at the chapel. Burial will be in the Carbondale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Helping Hands Humane Society, sent in care of Feltner Funeral Home, 818 Topeka Ave., Lyndon, KS 66451. Condolences can be left at


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