Yowko I. Richardson

Yowko I. Richardson


Yowko Ichioka Richardson                      September 1, 1933 – November 4, 2019

Yowko Ichioka Richardson, surviving spouse of Rev. Austin Harper Richardson, died November 4, 2019. Yowko had no children, and is survived by her brother, Victor Ichioka, brother Eddie, and a sister, Pat. She was preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Richardson, who died in 2012, and a brother, Yuji.

Reverend Austin served St. Charles Stockton in the Minnesota Conference; Hathaway in the East Ohio Conference; Yakima Wesley in the Pacific Northwest Conference; Coos Bay, Portland: Centenary- Wilbur, Eugene: Asbury, Salem: Jason Lee and Portland: Laurelwood in the Oregon-Idaho Conference before retiring in 1988.

In lieu of a memorial service, a luncheon will be held December 7, 2019 in the Happy Valley, OR, area. If you have interest in attending, you may contact Yowko’s brother at the address below.

For more information and to offer condolences, friends may contact Victor Ichioka at v.ichioka@gmail.com or by snail mail at 2208 Roosevelt Ave., Berkeley, CA 94703.

Elaine Stanovsky, Bishop
Dan Wilson-Fey, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer

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