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Pamela J. Richardson

January 27, 1947 — February 11, 2018

Pamela J. Richardson

Pamela J. Richardson, 71, of Leland passed away peacefully with family by her side Sunday, February 11, 2018 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, MN.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 P.M., Monday, February 19th at the Cataldo Schott Funeral Home in Forest City.

Pamela Jane Richardson, the daughter of Fred and Verna (Hall) O’dell, was born January 27, 1947 in Mason City. She attended Mason City High School and then started her family in Mason City. In the early 1970’s, she moved to South Dakota with her family and returned to Mason City in 1979. In 1990, she moved to Leland. Pam was engaged to be married to her fiancé, Bob VerHoef of Leland. She enjoyed computer games, reading books, NASCAR and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. Most of all, she loved her family and trips with Bob across the country.

Pam is survived by her fiancé, Bob VerHoef of Leland; three children, Jon (fiancée, Angel) Bottone of Jacksonville, FL, Tammie Voortmann of Clear Lake and Brian Richardson of Forest City; seven grandchildren; three great grandchildren; two brothers, Dan (Paulie) O’dell of Mason City and Gary O’dell of Mason City; two sisters, Julie (Tony) Scalice of Coralville and Kathy Greenawalt of Pittsburgh, PA; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Lori Ann Banks.
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Monday, February 19, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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