Gilma M. Richter
February 16, 2017
Gilma M. Richter, age 85 of Watertown passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Elim Home in Watertown, Minnesota. She was born July 12, 1931 in Lake Mills, Iowa to Isaac and Mary (O’Rourke) Jackson.
Gilma was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Donald Richter, Sr.; sons Donald, Jr. and Kevin; parents; brother Robert Jackson and sister Irene Salveson.
She is survived by children Mary (Randy) Berhow, Linda Richter, Debra (T.J.) Bogema, Scott Richter, Lori (Todd) Leaf; 15 grandchildren: Melissa Gruette, Nicole Berhow, Matthew Berhow, Jennifer Jopp, Jason Bogema, Matt Bogema, Jessica Baumann, Shaunna Kane, Andy Bogema, Michael Richter, Tiffany Niesen, Brandon Leaf, Brooke Leaf, Ben Leaf and Brett Leaf; 22 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Watertown, Minnesota. Visitation was from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment was in the Watertown Public Cemetery.