Death notice: Kenneth Richmond

Sept. 17, 2011

Kenneth "Ken" Wayne Richmond passed away Sept. 15, 2011, at his home in Hood River, Ore. Ken was born Feb. 6, 1956, in Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center. Please visit www.andersonstributecenter.com to leave a note of condolence for family.

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