Merle L. RichardMerle L. Richard, age 85, of Larimore, ND passed away on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Valley Eldercare in Grand Forks, ND
Merle Laverne Weber was born on November 27,1927 in Larimore the daughter of Henry and Clara (Olson) Weber. Merle grew up in the Larimore area and attended Larimore High School where she graduated in 1947. She went on to work as a telephone operator in Minneapolis, MN. Merle was united in marriage to Virgil Richard on November 15, 1951. She was a home maker for several years and then she began to work at the Larimore Good Samaritan Center as a cook. Merle belonged to St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Larimore where she was an active member and the altar society. She loved to travel as she and Virgil spent 19 winters in Florida. Merle loved to play cards and was a member of a local bridge club. She was a wonderful cook which was one of her passions.