M. Richardson Succumbed to Year's Illness
Rites Tuesday from Greenwood Funeral Home; Interment in Manitowoc
William Meade Richardson, 81, 115 1/2 East Second Street, Kaukauna photographer for nearly a half century, died at 9 a.m. Sunday at Bellin Memorial hospital, Green Bay, following a year's illness.
Operated Studio 48 Years
He was born in Manitowoc on June 20, 1862 and went to Bermuda with his brother as a photographer. He was married in Bermuda to Naomi Lee Keeney. Mr. and Mrs. Richardson returned to the United States and operated a book and stationery store in Ogden, Utah, for one year before coming to Kaukauna where Mr. Richardson opened the Richardson studio which he operated for 48 years.
Survivors include his wife, two sons, Elmer of Champaign, Illinois, and Clyde at home; one brother, Frank of Atlanta, Georgia, and one grandchild.
Funeral services were held at 1 o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the Greenwood funeral home with the Rev. Henry A. Walters of Kimberly officiating. Interment was inEvergreen cemetery at Manitowoc.
Pall bearers were Henry Esler, H. F. Weckwerth, John Coppes, Arther C. Look, William Peterson and Dr. W. C. Sullivan.