Obit-Richardson1-1Jan Northness Richardson, at 70 years has passed on to a more peaceful place on May 19th, 2016. Jan was born April 24, 1946 in Ely, NV. She graduated from White Pine High School in the class of 1964. She moved from Ely to Las Vegas in 1967 and was quickly employed by SPD Office Supply Co. Jan then transferred to Sarret Office Equip. and became manager of the company.

In 1986 she and husband Charles “Rich” Richardson purchased the company from Mr. Sarret.  After retiring in Dec. 2009, she would take great pleasure working on her home, yard and then the Northness Family Tree going back seven generations. She also loved her pets and would spend a lot of time searching out non-kill charities. Her favorite was Best Friends in Kanab, UT.

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Jan was preceded in death by father Jerry Northness and mother Nellie Northness. She is survived by husband Charles “Rich” Richardson; brother Jerry and wife Penny Northness of Albuquerque, NM; sister Charlotte and her husband Richard Foremaster of Sparks, NV; brother Jim Northness of Ely, NV; uncle John McCarthy and his wife Annette of Las Vegas, NV.

Janice will be truly missed by her loving husband of 48 1/2 years and soul mate from day one, her family and friends.    No services are scheduled.