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Miles Herman Richmond

February 14, 1945 — January 9, 2022

Miles Herman Richmond 76, of Chanute, KS, passed away January 9, 2022, at Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute.

Miles was born in Gary, Indiana, February 14, 1945, to Kenneth and Victoria (Pflughoeft) Richmond.

He graduated from high school and followed with earning a master’s degree and serving his country in the United States Army.

Miles was united in marriage to Elma van Rassel February 28, 1975, in Sedro Wolley, WA.

He was a Third World Humanitarian with a strong passion for helping others all over the world.

Miles was a member of the American Legion, Zion Lutheran Church of Chanute, KS, and he was the founder of Vida Para Todos Guatemala.

He was known for his tinkering, woodworking, traveling the world and loved all who crossed his path.

He is survived by his wife of the home, his children; Lorraine (Greg) Smallwood of Bothell, WA, Vincent Richmond of Belton, MO, Debbie (David) Lowe of Ossipee, New Hampshire, Paula (Michael) Peterman of Lincoln, Arkansas, Wesley Richardson of Gentry, Arkansas, Micah (Todd Kidwell) Stricklin of Chanute, KS, one brother; David Cole of Corpus Christi, TX. 24 grandchildren, and many many great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials are suggested to Vida Para Todos Guatemala and can be left with or mailed to the funeral home.

Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held, Thursday January 13, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. at Wickham Family Funeral Home 500 North Forest Ave. Chanute, KS. Chanute Honor Guard will present Military Honors following the service.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Thursday, January 13, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Wickham Family Funeral Home - Chanute

500 North Forest Avenue, Chanute, KS 66720

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