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Kevin D. Richardson

Kevin D. Richardson

Kevin D. Richardson, age 68, of Durand, died Friday February 11, 2022, at Care Partners in Eau Claire with his family by his side.

Kevin was born March 12, 1953, in Plum City.  He was the son of Leslie “Joe” and Lois (Martin) Richardson and grew up in Arkansaw.  Kevin graduated from Arkansaw High School in 1972.  After graduating, Kevin worked for the Durand Canning Factory for a short time.  Kevin then worked in the Iron Ore Mines in Mount Iron and Virginia Minnesota for approximately ten years.  Kevin moved back to Arkansaw, where he got married and had two daughters and later divorced.  Kevin worked for R.M. Schlosser in Durand until 1994.  He then worked for Eau Claire County Highway Department, retiring in 2015.

Kevin enjoyed riding his Harley motorcycle and made it out to Sturgis, SD; attending the Indy 500, pontooning up north; watching and attending Green Bay Packers and Wisconsin Badger football games.  Kevin enjoyed riding in his 2+2 Pontiac rag top.  Kevin created and developed a flag display at the Arkansaw Memorial Cemetery.

Kevin is survived by two daughters, Theresa (Curt) Swanson of Germantown, TN and Lisa Richardson of Atlanta, GA; Siblings, Jaci Fritz, sister-in-law, Deb Richardson, Kurt (Sue) Richardson, Craig Richardson, Perry (Becky) Richardson and Steph (Paul) Yingst; a special friend, Bev Deutscher; two God Daughters, Erin and Kayla; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Kevin is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Lonnie and Arlyn Richardson, and a niece, Julie Richardson.

Graveside services will be 11:00AM, Saturday, April 9, 2022 at the Arkansaw Memorial Cemetery in Arkansaw. A light lunch will follow at the Community of Christ Church in Arkansaw.


  1. Brian Weber

    So sorry for your loss, I worked with Kevin for many years at the highway department had a lot of fun and great times with him. I was also with him when he got his springer Harley in new Richmond and I watched him ring the bell the day he purchased it we had a lot of fun riding together over the years he will be deeply missed.

  2. Nick and Sue Sperger

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  3. Rodney Graff

    Kevin and I worked many years together at the hwy dept. He was one of the guys I always enjoyed seeing everyday My condolences to the family. So long rooster

  4. Deb Heimstead

    Worked with Kevin at the hwy dept. Super nice guy. You will be missed


    So sorry for your loss.

    Dave and Kris Polzer

  6. Rick Palacek

    Sorry for your loss. I worked Kevin at the highway department. He was a Great Guy.

  7. Rick and Pat Mueller

    Kevin and I had a lot of nice little road trips, I worked
    with Kevin at the County for 10 years, he was a good
    Friend and will be dearly missed...

  8. Jerry Boettcher

    My deepest condolences to your family. I knew Kevin very well having worked with him at the Eau Claire County highway department and having enjoyed our old cars together. He and I also attended the Indy 500 together and had many memories to share. He will be deeply missed by so many people.

  9. Jeffery Bremness

    Very sorry for your loss. Kevin (Rooster) will be missed by many.

  10. Rick and Denise Polzer

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you.????????????????????????

  11. Bill Pooler

    Sorry for your Loss

  12. Joe and Jan Drier

    Sending Our Sympathy and Prayers to the Richardson Family!!

  13. Dennis Sievwright


  14. James and Sarah Skoug

    Kevin was a hard worker at Eau Claire County. He will missed, Always ✌️ So sorry for all of his family's Loss. ????

  15. John and Judy Parr

    Sorry for your loss hugs

  16. Jeff Meyer

    It was a real pleasure getting to know him and working with him at Eau Claire County Hwy. You couldn't have met a nicer guy. I'll miss you Rooster

  17. Vicci Hutter Rosenberg

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Kevin. Great guy god bless!!

  18. Nick and Sue Sperger

    Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult times.

  19. Barb Overman

    So sorry for your loss.. My thoughts and prayers to all of the family. 7

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