Carol Richards1930 - 2016
Carole Christina “Tick” (Rogers) Richards, 85, of
Rogers City, Michigan, peacefully entered God’s
Heavenly Kingdom on the afternoon of ;
Tuesday, October 4, 2016.
She was born on December 31, 1930, in Onaway, Michigan,
the second of five children to Ralph and Madge (Jackson) Rogers,
Carole is remembered and admired for her unwavering Christian faith and
for her dedication and love to her family and friends. She was a member
of Calvary Bible Church in Rogers City. Her love for sewing, quilting,
canning, and camping was shared with her children and grandchildren.
Carole loved her life as a homemaker and having family and friends over
to visit. She was a 4-H leader for many years.
Carole is survived by:
four children: Roger “Fritz” Richards & fiancée Christine Augsburger
and Carrie Malloy & her husband, James, all of Rogers City,
Morris Richards & wife, Laura, of Conway, and
Boyd Richards & wife, Susan, of Grawn;
16 grandchildren: Tracy (Bryan) Wilson, Nicole (Will) Fleming,
Jacob (Christina) Niedzwiecki, Lacy Niedzwiecki,
Amanda (Bryan) Branch, Jessica Muller,
Ely (Donna) Morrison III, Erica Richards, J Richards,
Heather Richards, William Richards, Ashley Morrison,
Jeremy (Kourtney Jo) Hingston, Izek Hartshorn,
Samuel Richards, Charlie Richards;
22 great grandchildren: Taylor, Brooklyn, Trenton, and Boston Wilson,
Sydney, Ty, and Chase Fleming, Jayden, Tristen, and
Jazelle Niedzwiecki, Janae and Janessa Niedzwiecki,
Teagan Branch, Mia and Landon Walker, Wyatt Schwab,
Jami Richards, Caleb Karsten, Elise Muller, Lylah, Averi, and
siblings: Ruth (Ray) Szymoniak, Bert (Elaine) Rogers, and Judy Shaloy;
and numerous other relatives including cousins, nieces, and nephews.
She was preceded in death by:
one daughter, Rhoda Jean Niedzwiecki;
one sister, Doris Campbell;
one grandson, Justin Niedzwiecki; and
father and mother-in-law, Morris and Alma Richards.
Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Saturday from 12-noon
through time of her funeral at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Jeff Ryan officiating.
Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery,
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Calvary Bible Church
in Rogers City.