Kimie Richardson, age 81, of Granite City, IL, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Kimie was born on September 28, 1935 in Kanazawa City, Japan, a daughter of the late Kisahachi and Rei (Itai) Shiomoto.
Kimie enjoyed playing bingo and playing poker with her family and friends. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Kimie loved life, she loved to laugh, but most of all she loved her family. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
In addition to her parents, Kimie was preceded in death by one brother, Nobuji Shiomoto.
She is survived by her loving son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Susan Richardson of Holiday Shores, IL; proud grandmother to Melissa Lueke and Nicholas (Ashley) Richardson, both of St. Charles, MO; one great-grandson on the way in November, Colin Patrick Richardson; dear siblings, Kiwakazu Shiomoto, Susumu Shiomoto, Junko Shiomoto and Machiko Ishida all of Japan; extended family and many friends.
Memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, IL.
In celebration of her life, memorial services will follow at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, with Dr. Eddy Brown officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Alzheimer’s Association. Donations will be accepted at the funeral chapel.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.irwinchapel.com.
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