Serving West Michigan Since 1899

Bevis Becker Richardson

July 30, 2021
Holland, MI


Memorial Service

Thursday, September 9, 2021
11:00 AM EDT
First Presbyterian Church
659 State St
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-9022


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Geneva Presbyterian Church
5835 Sheldon Rd
Canton, MI 48487
(734) 459-0013
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First Presbyterian Church
659 State Street
Holland, MI 49423
1 (616) 392-9022
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Life Story / Obituary


Bevis Becker Richardson, 87, passed away unexpectedly at home on July 30, 2021.

Bevis was a labor and delivery nurse at Annapolis Hospital in Wayne Michigan for many years. She was a devoted member of Geneva Presbyterian Church in Canton, MI. She served as Financial Secretary and chief weeder of the berm. She volunteered for the Canton public library and sewed sock monkeys and quilt squares for the Freedom Village Scholarship program. She was well known for her love of a good glass a wine, traveling the world in search of a beach and a place to snorkel, her skills as a seamstress and her famous Yorkshire pudding.

Bevis is survived by her husband of 66-years Ralph, her sister: Lois (Dean), her children: David (and Laura), Lois Kolada (and Paul), Peter (and Wendy) and Timothy (and Michele), and grandchildren: Jeffrey, Brynn, Amanda, Jennifer and James.

She was preceded in death by her parents Robert Becker and Muriel ‘nee Rice Becker.

A memorial service will be held on September 9, 2021 at 11:00am at First Presbyterian Church in Holland, Mich.

Memorials may be directed to Geneva Presbyterian Church in Canton, Mich. or First Presbyterian church in Holland, Mich.