Frank Tedrow Richardson


Frank Tedrow Richardson, 88, of De Soto, KS passed away April 15, 2019. Cremation. Inurnment 1:30 pm Mon., April 22, 2019 at De Soto Cemetery, De Soto, KS. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS 66030. Condolences may be left at

Frank was born July 27, 1930 in Ottawa, KS to Frank Edwin and Mariam (Tedrow) Richardson. He grew up in De Soto, moved to Hartford, KS and then back to De Soto in 1955. Frank was a custodian for the Shawnee Mission School District for 20 years. He was an arrowhead hunter and lapidary expert who enjoyed polishing rocks and making jewelry. Frank will be missed by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Claude Richardson. Frank is survived by his sister, Dixie Skaggs, De Soto, KS; nephews: Kelly Skaggs and Jerry Skaggs and nieces: Jeanne Standley and Penny Henry.