Patricia S. Richert

Aug. 5, 1946 – Nov. 29, 2020


Patricia Sue Richert of Waco was born Aug. 5, 1946, to Harold and Ruby (From) Heins in David City.

She attended David City High School, graduating in 1964. On Sept. 10, 1966, Patricia was united in marriage to Albert Richert in Garrison. She was a homemaker who enjoyed taking care of her family. In her free time, she liked to read and attend church activities. She especially enjoyed attending her grandkids' sporting events, musical and fine arts performances. Patricia passed away Nov. 29, 2020, in Waco at the age of 74 years, 3 months and 24 days.

She is survived by her husband, Albert Richert, Waco; children, Scott (Monica) Richert, Gresham, Eric (Patty) Richert, Lincoln, Lee (Chelsey) Richert, Overland Park, Kansas, Tammy (Kelly) Koepsell, Omaha, and Wendy (Chad) Colson, Lincoln; grandchildren, Melissa, Kyle, Amy and Trey Richert, Matthew and Aaron Koepsell, Dillon, Ryan and Morgan Richert, Makena and Kaiah Colson and Norah and Ivy Richert; brothers, Larry (Jeanette) Heins, David City, and Dean (Connie) Heins, David City; and sister, Beverly (Richard) Bennett, David City. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Ruby Heins. 

A funeral service was Dec. 3 at Faith Lutheran Church in Rising City with interment at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, rural Gresham. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Nebraska Evangelical Lutheran High School, Waco, or the donor's choice. Condolences may be left for the family at


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