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Gretchen Richart

June 18, 1930 — January 28, 2021

Gretchen Richart, born Gretchen Louise Hanson, passed away, at age 90, Thursday, January 28, 2021. She was born June 18, 1930 in Kansas City, KS to Edwin and Hazel (Steele) Hanson. Gretchen graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1948. She married Harold Richart in 1950 celebrating 70 years of marriage. Together they raised three beautiful children. R. Gene Richart, his wife Dianne of Nixa, LuAnne Baughman, her husband Wayne of Saddlebrooke, and Greg Richart of Nixa. Being a Santa Fe Railroad family, they have lived in Oklahoma, Shawnee, KS, Table Rock Lake at Lampe and then settled in Nixa. There are six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren all of who brought her great joy. Gretchen was a homemaker while her children were at home and later worked as a secretary for a heavy equipment sales company. Gretchen is survived by her husband; her children; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister Wilma (Hanson) Neblock of Lee's Summit; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Gretchen is preceded in death by her parents; and siblings Edwin Hanson, Jr., Bob Hanson and Margaret McFadden. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Convoy of Hope P.O. Box 1125 Springfield, Missouri 65801. A visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Monday, February 1, 2021 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa. The funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM in the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service. Arrangements are under the direction of Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.
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Monday, February 1, 2021

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Monday, February 1, 2021

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