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Richard Myers

October 14, 2015


October 18, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel

Prayer Service

October 18, 2015
- 4:00 PM

Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred

Funeral Service

October 19, 2015
- 11:00 AM with a visitation one hour prior.

West Prairie Free Lutheran Church


Boulger Funeral Home

Richard Myers

October 14, 2015


Richard Gary Myers, 69, rural Walcott, ND, died peacefully in the arms of Jesus, his Lord and Savior, on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at Eventide Nursing Home in Moorhead under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley. He was born on March 6, 1946 to Richard and Hazel (Driggens) Myers in Morris, MN. Richard grew up on the family farm near Hancock where he attended school. From the time he was little, he was out driving tractors and helping his dad and Uncle Bill in the fields.

In 1967, he moved to the Twin Cities where he got a job working for the 8th Street Tire Company and it was there he met Diane Carol Huss, the love of his life and future wife. On August 26, 1967 Richard and Diane were united in marriage at Dwight, ND. The couple made their home in Hancock, MN where he was employed at Hancock Concrete Products.

From there, they moved to Fergus Falls, MN where Richard did construction work. The couple then moved to Fargo and raised their three children until 1996 when they moved to rural Walcott. Richard was employed at Larson Welding and Machine for 36 years until retiring due to illness.

Richard was a very gifted handyman who was skilled in woodworking, machining, mechanics, and many other fields. He loved spending time in his shop building and doing mechanical work; and also enjoyed the outdoors. Richard loved Medora and the ruggedness of the country; he and Diane spent many summer vacations there. He also loved volunteering and working there for a week during the summer. They also enjoyed traveling to Branson, MO and the Ozarks. Richard loved his family and showed his love by doing many things for them. Diane and Richard attended West Prairie Free Church in rural Kindred.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Diane; children, Karla (Mike) Jostad, Eric (Paula) Myers, and Jeremy Myers; siblings, Darlene (Rich) Pool, JoAnn Myers, Roberta Myers, Judy Myers, Janel Myers, and Donna (Greg Christopher) Schumacher; grandchildren, Joshua Stigman, Aaron Jostad, Lacey Jostad, Reid Myers, and Logan Myers; and was awaiting a great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a visitation from 2-4:00 PM with a prayer service following at 4:00 PM on Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred. The funeral will be at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 19, 2015 at West Prairie Free Lutheran Church with a visitation one hour prior.

Arrangements entrusted to the care of Fredrikson-Boulger Funeral Chapel, Kindred. To sign the online guestbook, please visit www.boulgerfuneralhome.com.


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6 responses to “Richard Myers”

  1. Richardson Family says:

    My family would like to send sincere condolences to the Myers family for the loss of your dear loved one. May you find comfort and hope from the bible promise at Isaiah 25:8. Pray constantly, avoid isolation, and lean on God as you cope during this most difficult time.

  2. Stu & Shelly Swandal says:

    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  3. Ronald Thom Family says:

    We are all so sorry for the loss of our brother in law/uncle. He will be missed by all.
    You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
    With Deepest Sympathy
    Ronnie and Bonnie
    Lauri and Tom
    Rob/Karen and family

  4. Rhonda Harris says:

    Diane and family… I am so sorry for the loss of Richard. Please know that I am keeping you close in thoughts and prayers. He is no longer suffering and free of pain. God bless you all!

  5. Karen Braaten Larson says:

    You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. My sympathy to the Myers

  6. Mike Larsen says:

    I was very sad to hear about Richard’s passing. I can only offer my deepest sympathy to his family, I’m sure Richard will be missed by many.

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